3 benefits of composite doors

3 benefits of composite doors

Composite doors are built with a combination of timber and foam insulation, as well as a glass-reinforced plastic layer on the outside, working together to deliver a door that looks like an ordinary wood door but offers a range of added benefits too. Modern homeowners are always seeking to have the most secure home possible, and for this, composite doors are without question one of the most solid options on the market. They’re available in a wide array of colours and styles to fit any home, but what other benefits do composite doors offer over their wooden alternative?


Your front door is the first port of call to any opportunist or burglar attempting to break into your home inconspicuously – it is important to have a strong door that will protect you against any criminal activity, and even deter them from trying. A composite door is made with the strongest materials that have been proven by exhaustive testing to hold up against many popular methods for breaking into homes. The external frame of the door is designed to be extremely tough and every door comes with multi-point locking mechanisms.

Sound insulating

This will be an especially desirable asset for those that live on busy roads or pedestrian areas. Composite doors offer built-in soundproofing materials designed to dull the sound of external noise, meaning fewer disturbances while you relax inside. If you prefer doors that have fitted windows, double glazed front doors made with composite materials are also available. Double glazed windows and doors are known to dramatically decrease noise levels, especially compared to their single glazed alternatives.

Little maintenance required

Amongst all of the other things you have to look after inside your home, including the people in it, door maintenance is a chore that easily gets forgotten. Composite doors offer a low maintenance alternative to wooden doors, so you don’t have to worry about wood warping, splitting or losing its colour. You can easily look after your composite doors by giving them a swift wipe with a wet and soapy cloth a few times a year.

If you are interested in adding these benefits to your home, it sounds like composite doors are right for you. Southern Plasticlad offers a wide range of composite doors UK based that will make a perfect new addition to your home.

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