Articles about Doors

Did you know blue was the most popular colour for a front door when trying to sell your house? Random fact aside, you can have pretty much any colour you like these days with composite doors. We supply and install lots of doors, UPVC and Composite. Not quite sure what the difference is? Then read on and find out more about composite doors and why you should choose one. First things first, what are composite doors? A composite door, is as the name suggests a composite of several materials. Made up of a solid timber core that’s surrounded by other materials. These include uPVC, laminate or GRP (Glass Reinforced Plastic). The addition of these extra materials means the structure is more durable and more robust. They offer stylish looks and finishes along side cutting edge performance and security. The various layers of material all have their own benefits. From weatherproofing to insulation, they all...

A front door is something we all take for granted. After all, none of us have lived for any length of time in a house without doors! But you don’t stop to consider how much they do for us. This week, we delve into what a front door can do for us, and how difficult it would be to live without them. Protecting you and your property Their first and most obvious function is that of security. Our front door is the very first line of defence against intruders. Yale locks and multiple-bolts are some of the most obvious lower-tech measures. Almost every modern home security system monitors the doors for any disturbances. The very structure of the doors themselves can also be a deterrent. Made from anything from wood to reinforced steel. (We make our composite doors, for example, from a range of materials.) When it comes right down to it,...