If you are considering an upgrade or install on your front door, it might be worth taking a look at options other than wood. 

Wood doors are often the go-to because of their aesthetically pleasing look, but if you want something a bit stronger: uPVC might be the way to go. 

There are a few key benefits that give these doors a little more longevity, making them a great choice for your home. 

  1. uPVC doors are actually much cheaper than you may think. Despite there hard-wearing design and material, they are great value for money. 

Their galvanised steel core and strong thermal insulation means you can save on your heating bill, too. This can actually be a major appeal to potential buyers if you’re looking to sell your home.

  1. These types of doors are highly customizable, meaning you can still get that natural aesthetic, without the price tag. You can find these doors in many different colours and styles. 

They can easily be modified to any specifications and are ideal for outhouses or patios due to their weather resistance. 

  1. Most importantly, these doors are extremely safe. Security can be strengthened with a multi-locking system, securing the door at many points around the frame.

UPVC has a steel core, making it essentially impenetrable to a would be thief. The Polyvinyl Chloride is invulnerable to the usual environmental damage that most external doors suffer with. Vulnerabilities caused by rust or rot will be nonexistent.

  1. Wooden doors need a lot of care and attention, often needing to be treated with oils and varnishing regularly. UPVC does not require any specialist maintenance. The smooth, non-absorbent surface makes for easy cleaning should you require it.This will save you money on specialist care products that would otherwise be required.

As you can see there are many great benefits of uPVC doors, this is a sturdy and solid choice for your home or business. 

You can find more information on this type of unit via our website. Here at Colchester Glazing Co, we endeavour to provide property owners with a first class and efficient service for all their window and door maintenance needs.