Composite doors in UK are the newest type of doors rapidly gaining recognition and popularity due to their amazing properties and benefits. Composite doors contain many materials such as GRP- glass-reinforced plastic, timber, and galvanized steel. All these products give composite doors better endurance and strength than other doors.
If you have finally decided to upgrade your home with a composite door, you must be wondering how much they cost. In this article, we will assist you with the prices of different composite doors from The Architecture Designs, how they vary according to your requirements and the reason they are pricier than other types of doors.
Composite doors will cost you an average of $800. When we say $800, we are quoting you the price of a basic style composite door. These prices will obviously increase depending on the design, type of glazing and if you would want to get any other additional items such as front door accessories.
Why are composite doors pricier than other types of doors?
Composite doors are made keeping all the disadvantages of other types of doors in mind this is why they have an added advantage over wooden and uPVC doors. Some of them are listed below.
- They have a woodgrain finish
- They are stronger and have greater endurance
- They are available in a wide variety of designs and colors
- They have noise-canceling properties
- They are good thermal insulators
- They offer greater security
- You can design your own composite door as companies offer custom made doors just the way you want
Composite doors have so many benefits and offer great value for money. Yes, they are pricier, but they it is a onetime purchase and will last for years without rusting or decaying. We believe they are definitely worth the cost!
Factors that the price of composite doors depends on
- Quality of the door
The quality of the composite door is the first factor which decides the worth of the door. Some composite doors have laminated timber core while others come with a CFC free PU. The ones with a timber core are slightly stronger and also give a more unique wooden feel when someone knocks on them. This is why they are more expensive.
- Style of the door
Composite door styles in the UK that are more popular and have a high demand will obviously be produced in bulk so they will be comparatively cheaper. However, if you would want to try something different or a unique style, that will obviously cost you more.
- Color of the door
Basic colors like white, blue, grey, black or brown cost less because they are purchased more by the customers. However, if you want to design your own composite door and want to get a more unique color such as duck egg blue or poppy red, or choose a contrast between 2 colors, then it is going to cost you more.
- Glazing of the door
There are many types of glazing available and their price differences. You could choose plain glazing or in different patterns and textures. The type of glass, the pane size, and the design all are involved to determine the final price of the door.
- Front door accessories that you choose for your door
There are hundreds of front door accessories available to choose from for your door. There are knockers, levers, handles, letter plates and numbers that you could buy with your door with a choice of color for them all. The more items you buy and the better quality they are, the more the overall price of your door goes up.
- Multi-point locking systems
Some doors already have multi-point locking systems installed in them. Most doors have these systems but the quality and the type of locks alter the prices considerably.
- What company are you choosing to buy from?
Some companies might give you discounts while others will not. If you buy from a more popular and reputable company, it will obviously cost you more than some company that has newly opened or is less renowned.
- Where do you live in the UK?
The area you live in will determine the cost of your door. For example, if you live in the suburbs, you will have to get your door delivered from the city and that will cost you more. Also, in some areas, few good tradesmen are present and so they charge more.
All these factors will determine the final price that your composite door comes to. The two most important factors influencing the price is your preference and your budget. Both of these factors can be controlled only by you. We advise that you choose wisely so that you do not regret your decision later.