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    Best New front door advice

    Handymen

    Hi
    I'm looking for some advice on the best front door to buy. It needs to be robust and hardwearing on the outer side. What brands should I be looking out for? Is it worth buying the door separately and hiring an installer or should I get 1 company to do it all?
    The old door is composite, is this the stongest and most hardwearing option or should i go with something else?
    Thanks in advance.

    Asked by asa on 27th Mar 2020
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    H.G.M Property services

    "I would say go to an independent door company that only specialise in doors for a supply and fit"

    Answered on 27th Mar 2020 - Member since Oct 2018 - report
    Gary William

    "A composite door is the most expensive option whereas a normal uPVC with a reinforced panel would be a more economical option as they are very robust and not as expensive. It would be better to get on company to supply and fit as they would then be responsible for the total job."

    Answered on 29th Mar 2020 - Member since Feb 2020 - report
    Candace2

    "It depends on what type of door you already have, a plastic door will require and come with its own frame.

    A wooden door cannot be fixed to a plastic frame if you already have one.

    With the above in mind it comes down to how much money you have and want to spend."

    Answered on 2nd Apr 2020 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
    DRIVE REFURBS

    "The newer grey composite doors are very good. I would get an installer to do the fitting for you, at least then you have peace of mind from a reputable installer that it has been fitted properly ."

    Answered on 31st Mar 2020 - Member since Jul 2019 - report
    MB frames

    "Well there is a very strong and secure front door Called a Palladio door. If you look on Youtube and type in "Palladio door security test video" you will see how strong they are. If you need any help finding one, get in touch.
    Mark.
    MB Frames"

    Answered on 9th Apr 2020 - Member since Dec 2019 - report
    Jr multi skilled maintenance services

    "Without any doubt the best front door is composite. Much better than UPVC. Safer, stronger and warmer and longer lasting.
    Thanks"

    Answered on 4th Apr 2020 - Member since Jan 2018 - report
    Jordan construction services limited

    "Composite is probably the strongest and longer lasting and no maintenance when compared to a wooden door.

    It simply depends on weather you want a natural material or man made - this normally is decided on the period of your home.

    Kind regards"

    Answered on 27th Mar 2020 - Member since Dec 2019 - report
    Gc builders

    "Stick with a composite and have someone supply and fit then it’s easier for you around £750 or a standard about £400
    Hope this was helpful"

    Answered on 27th Mar 2020 - Member since Sep 2019 - report
    M&C Property Solutions

    "I have always thought composite doors to be the best longer lasting and defiantly stronger than double glazed ones I think it would be cheaper to find a door and frame and get someone like me cheaper to fit rather than a company to do it all. Kind regards Matt"

    Answered on 27th Mar 2020 - Member since Oct 2019 - report
    P Walton

    "Hi depending on your budget I would go for a new composite door and frame you can pick colour and design of the door or a new upvc door and frame and yes go with one company for frame and door you will get better value for money with a bigger company don’t be afraid to ask for a discount. They will wear better than a timber door and frame which will need treating yearly with a good wood preservative or it will gradually warp .
    Regards
    Paul"

    Answered on 27th Mar 2020 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
    Andy.

    "For the best front door, composite doors are recommended, they come fully fitted in the frame and are very secure, and look perfect."

    Answered on 30th Mar 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report

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