The Composite Door Vs The PVC Door
At Prior Products we know it can be difficult to decide what type of new front door you should choose for your property when you want to replace your existing door. Many of our customers ask us what is the difference is between PVC and composite door so we have put this guide together explaining the differences. Once you have seen the comparisons you will be able to choose which type door is best suits your property and budget.
Many home owners love the look and feel of a traditional timber door, but these doors have their disadvantages they are very expensive, need maintenance and over time will warp twist and flake. The composite door has the look and feel of a timber door, but without the problems of a timber door faces. The PVC door may not have the appearance of a real timber door but is virtually maintenance free and very cost effective.
Quality, Durability and Good value for money.
Composite doors are the most up to date door you can buy, manufactures have learnt from the mistakes and weaknesses of wooden and PVC doors and have been able to manufacture a door that holds beauty but also has durability. Composite doors are manufactured using wood, PVC, insulating foam and have a GRP finish and are fitted with a reinforced frame. The range of materials used to construct composite doors qualifies the door to be the best on the market for insulation, strength, security and beauty.
Having a composite door is like hanging a designer label on your property!
The doors are constructed using layers of robust materials, the 44mm thick super-strong structure means they are highly effective at keeping the heat in and the draughts out. They also offer great sound insulation. These doors will also help you be more energy efficient and lower your carbon footprint.
Secure and Strong
Composite doors are fitted with multipoint locking and centre deadbolt locks for maximum security giving you peace of mind. Our doors are also part of the “Secure By Design” which is Police approved scheme set up to design out crime. The scheme is also recognised by many insurance companies who may offer you a discount on your home insurance if you install a composite door.
Available in a range of 23 different door designs a wide choice of glazing options, hardware and colours the composite door will complement the modern home with up to date double glazing and the traditional property with wooden window frames. The composite door has an attractive wood grain finish which homeowners will find appealing.
Looking After The Pennies
You can expect to pay a little bit more for a composite door, but thanks to its quality construction you can be sure that the benefits are well worth paying that little bit extra for. With a 10 year guarantee and the energy saving properties it’s the smart door to buy in the long run.
Affordable, Low maintenance and Functional
PVC doors are also a popular choice due to the fact they are affordable to most peoples budgets and because they require very little maintenance. Although they aren’t available in as many different designs and colours, their simple construction means they suit almost any home or property.
A cost effective, secure, aesthetically pleasing door to suit all homes and budgets.
PVC doors are probably the most affordable doors available to the home owner being offered by many double glazing companies. Our advice is to choose your supplier carefully to ensure you get a quality PVC door and a professional service.
One of the main attractions of a PVC door is they require very little maintenance. To keep the door looking great and functioning for years to come simply wipe the door down with warm soapy water and oil the hinges once or twice a year.
Most PVC doors will come with a manufacturers’ guarantee and you can expect the door to last at least 10 years. The PVC door is built to last and provide a secure entry into your home.
The PVC door has a wide range of glazing options and hardware, but doesn’t have the wide choice of colours a composite door has.
Hopefully now you know more about each door type, choosing your replacement front door will be easier. Make sure which ever type of door you choose that you use a reliable and established double glazing company. You want to ensure you are getting the best quality, choice and professional fitting possible.
Whether you choose a cost effective PVC door or quality composite door you can’t really go wrong, both are fantastic options and your decision will be down to personal choice and budget.
For a more detailed discussion about your requirements and the many benefits of each type of door, simply contact Prior Products today!