doors (also referred to as PVC-u doors) are a popular alternative
to traditional front doors. They are sturdy and stylish. The
'u' in uPVC stands for 'unplasticised', a rigid form of PVC
that lasts so long it gives the product a lifetime service
life. uPVC doors are able to withstand high surface temperatures
of up to 82oC without defects. This means that long term sunny
conditions do not cause the profile structure to break or
deteriorate in quality, throughout the life time of your doors.
uPVC doors have multi-point locking mechanisms that are integrated
inside the profiles systems. Lockable handles are available
on both the windows as well as the doors. The material that
uPVC doors are made from, is non-combustible, due to its high
chlorine concentration, and the use of appropriate compounds.
The profile colour will not turn yellow or fade after a few
years of use.Frequent cleaning of the doors is possible without
any repainting throughout the useful life of the frame, so
the maintenance cost is low compared to wood.
the material that uPVC Windows Profile Systems are made from,
is non-combustible, due to its high chlorine concentration,
and the use of appropriate compounds.
is also a hardwearing material, regardless of the elements,
and is normally waterproof which will prevent damp and maintain
insulation regardless of the conditions outside. Whereas many
other doors will absorb rain water, UPVC simply repels the
elements to keep buildings warm and to keep the cold weather
conditions outside. Additionally this means that a UPVC door
is likely to have a long life expectancy, leaving you with
a less frequent need to replace your exterior door.
of the main advantages of UPVC doors as compared to traditional
counterparts is the fact that they pose greater insulation
benefits as a result of their construction. UPVC doors are
often hollow, and can be filled with specific insulative materials
designed to keep the heat in and the cold out. many traditional
doors are less insulated than UPVC models and tend to be constructed
of solid wood, which is less energy efficient. In terms of
your heating bill and the warmth of your home, you will notice
a tangible difference with a UPVC door as compared to a traditional
feel free to contact us for advice
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