Stylish and functional uPVC doors
At Edinburgh Glass & Glazing, we can help you choose the perfect external door. Our talented craftsmen and installers can supply and install external and internal glazed doors for domestic and commercial properties. Visit our showroom to take a look at our range of new doors. We have something to suit everybody’s style and budget requirements. Whether you want a rustic or a contemporary look for your home, we can install high-quality composite or uPVC doors for you. Our doors are a practical, attractive and affordable home improvement for your home.
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What Is A uPVC Door?
Polyvinyl chloride is a lightweight and flexible plastic that you may find in a few kinds of figure-hugging clothing items. When it lacks a plasticising material, however, it is a great deal more rigid and suitable for creating doors and items of furniture. Unplasticised polyvinyl chloride or uPVC is the name for this material. Not all uPVC doors are made entirely from plastic, however.
uPVC doors are made more affordable than Composite doors, they also demand very little upkeep as the material can deal with almost every weather condition and do require very little maintenance once installed. They don’t get dirty easily and if they do the stains can simply be wiped off with a cloth.
Benefits of a uPVC Door
- uPVC doors are cost effective as they don’t require any maintenance.
- These doors have galvanized steel cores which are extremely difficult to break and will secure your home against intruders.
- uPVC doors are easy to maintain and are also weather resistant.
- These doors are wonderful for insulation purposes, not only will they keep your home warmer or cooler in the Summer months but they also reduce noise.
- uPVC doors are also energy efficient, which means you will spend less money on heating your home. This is good news for the environment as well as your bank account.
WHAT IS A COMPOSITE DOOR?
A composite door is built from several different materials, including uPVC, steel, glass and wood. The doors command a higher price than their uPVC counterpart due to their construction requiring a lot more sophisticated, costly materials and construction techniques. There are many different colours to choose from and when do you pick the colour it will not fade even through different weather conditions.
A composite door is made from many different materials meaning gaps won’t form around the edges of the door which will help the cold weather stay outside. Composite doors are excellent at keeping in the warmth and are very tough, helping prevent intruders from ever breaking in.
Benefits of a Composite Door
- Composite doors are attractive and really can enhance the look of the property overall. They come in a number of colours and finished which means that your door can be designed to your needs and personal style.
- Composite doors offer a high level of security and are extremely hard to break as they have a strong structure.
- Composite doors require low maintenance and are inexpensive to look after.
- These doors are weather resistant and durable, which means that they are not prone to damage and will last a long time.
- They also offer excellent value for money.
The Benefits of Both
Both doors, of course, have wonderful benefits. They are a great source of natural insulation. They are built in order to keep the warm in and to keep the harsh weather conditions out. They will both last for a long time. They are not prone to shrink, overreact to air pollution or expansion. You really do have free choice in regard to appearance and when you do choose your design the colours are bonded into the surface, meaning they will not crack or peel. The doors are extremely strong, preventing unwanted intruders from coming in. This feature will always give you peace of mind whilst at home.
Transforming Your Space
Choosing your doors from Edinburgh Glass & Glazing will allow you to enjoy a product that is easy to use and extremely practical. Our glazing experts are dedicated to providing you with security, insulation and free choice of appearance on any door. Your new door could potentially bring in floods of light, contribute to a relaxing environment, a sense of security and also allow fresh air into your home.
Reliable composite and uPVC door repairs
Our team of experts can handle all aspects of double glazed uPVC door repairs. We have gained the trust of our customers through our comprehensive installation and repair service. If your uPVC door locking mechanism has failed or you are looking to replace your door handles, we can provide you with a complete door repair service. We also provide emergency glazing services for our customers across Livingston, Musselburgh, Dalkeith and the surrounding areas of West Lothian, East Lothian and Midlothian.