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Door Comparison Guide

There are a number of doors available on the market and choosing the right type of door can be difficult. Below we compare a range of doors and the benefits that they offer, helping you to make a more informed decision when it comes to new doors.

UPVC Doors

UPVC doors are common used on residential properties throughout the country. Many people choose to use UPVC doors as they offer a high standard of look. The doors can either be full UPVC or they can be combined with double glazing to create a window feature. Doors are easy to install and offer added security to your property.

Benefits of UPVC Doors

There are a number of advantages that UPVC doors have to offer, some of the benefits of these doors are:

  • Unrivalled choice of styles, sizes and colours available to choose from
  • Long lifespan with many doors lasting between 10 and 20 years
  • Easy and efficient to install
  • The high security frame offers extra security for your property
  • Energy efficient and can help to reduce energy bills
  • High quality product

Composite Doors

Composite doors are becoming one of the most sought-after types of doors on the market. They have a huge range of advantages over wooden doors, steel doors and UPVC Doors. The composite doors we offer are available in a range of styles and colours. These types of doors can be used for either the front or back of your property. Most composite style doors are police approved and are highly durable and offer added security for your property.

Benefits of Composite Doors

There are a number of benefits that composite doors have to offer, some of the advantages of these doors are:

  • Offer a great visual appearance
  • Strong and durable finish
  • No maintenance is required
  • Energy efficient
  • Excellent sound proofing
  • Available in a range of colour
  • Great for security

French Doors

French doors offer an attractive alternative to other doors such as sliding and bi folding. Having a set of French doors helps to add a charming and spacious look to your home. French doors are known for the light they let into properties and are perfect for helping to bring the outside, inside. Allowing you to maximise the amount of light and ventilation in your property create a much more spacious and open plan feel.

Benefits of French Doors

There are a number of advantages that French doors have to offer, some of the benefits of these doors are:

  • Stylish and aesthetically pleasing
  • Choose from a range of styles and designs
  • Strong and sturdy design
  • Helps to create the illusion of extra space
  • Great for keeping rooms cool during the summer
  • Can act as divider between rooms or different parts of your property

Sliding Doors

Sliding doors are more than just a piece of moveable glass, there a feature that your home should embrace. Having sliding doors in your property allows the light to flow in and creating a much more spacious feel in your home. Sliding doors are commonly used on patio and conservatories and they complement the aesthetic of the rooms and areas.

Benefits of Sliding Doors

There are a number of benefits that sliding doors have to offer, some of the advantages of these doors are:

  • Highly energy efficient
  • Helps to create an indoor-outdoor flow for your property
  • Modern sliding doors are much safer
  • Sliding doors help to save space
  • Lets a great amount of natural light in
  • Easy access with a number of opening options to choose from
  • Great selection of styles and designs to choose from

Bi Folding Doors

A bi folding door fills a room with light, making it feel bigger, brighter and more beautiful. With market-leading slim frames, our aluminium bi-fold doors are perfect if you’re looking to create a wide and bright seamless transition between indoors and out.

Benefits of Bi Folding Doors

There are a number of benefits that bi folding doors have to offer, some of the benefits of these doors are:

  • Creates and open plan space that’s great for bringing the outdoor in
  • Maximises the amount of natural light in your property
  • Compact design means they fold to a singular door when open
  • Low maintenance
  • Offer a fantastic visual appearance
  • A number of design, styles and colours to choose from
  • Offer amazing views over your garden

Choosing The Right Door

If you’re unsure of the best type of door to choose for your property, then our expert team are always on hand to assist. When you choose Active Windows & Doors, we’ll work closely with you to help you choose the best type of doors for your requirements and the budget you have available. Get in touch today.