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Investing in the future: how can composite doors benefit local communities and authorities?

When it comes to building or refurbishing projects for social housing, local authorities have a responsibility to ensure that they provide their residents with safe and comfortable homes for both now and in the future. One crucial aspect of this is choosing the right front door. This is where composite doors come into play.

There are many types of doors, but composite doors are an excellent investment for local authorities as they offer numerous benefits that go beyond just being aesthetically pleasing. In this blog, we take a closer look at why composite doors are an excellent choice for an external door and should be considered when planning these projects:

Enhanced security

The security features of composite doors make them ideal for social housing projects. With solid timber cores, high density foam insulation, and GRP skins (Glass Reinforced Plastic), these external front doors offer utmost protection against intruders for complete peace of mind for residents.

Thermal efficiency

Energy efficiency is another key consideration when selecting entrance door options for buildings. Composite materials help reduce heat loss through thermal bridging points like windowsills or frames which leads to lower energy bills for homeowners.

Sound insulation

Living in close proximity within communities means noise pollution can become an issue; however, composite door designs provide excellent sound insulation properties making sure residents enjoy peace within their homes.

The right colour and look

Composite front doors come in various styles ranging from traditional to contemporary designs, as well as a wide range of colours, so you can find the perfect match that complements your project’s aesthetics.

A cost-effective solution

Composite front doors may cost more upfront compared to uPVC doors, but their durability makes them a wise long-term investment. They require minimal maintenance, are weather resistant and can withstand wear and tear over time, saving money on repairs or replacements.

Environmental benefits

As we strive towards sustainable living practices across the UK, using composite doors reduces our carbon footprint as well because they’re made from recycled materials themselves! By investing in new composite door installations instead of replacing old ones regularly due to wear and tear, we can help preserve natural resources.

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Specialising in fabricating composite doors for local authority building projects

At Shelforce, we understand the importance of providing high-quality composite doors for local authorities and have over 20 years of experience with all types of public housing building projects for providing composite doors, from high-rise, social housing and new builds for local authorities. We have developed a first-class reputation for providing local authorities in the UK with the highest quality products and finishing each project on time and within budget and no project is too big or small.

Composite door local authority experience and understanding

Our experienced team understands the unique challenges faced by local authorities. Our range of composite door styles is durable and has security features and energy ratings that stand the test of time. We work closely with our clients to ensure they select the perfect composite door for their projects while staying within budget. By investing in new composite doors from Shelforce, local authorities can provide their residents with a secure and comfortable living environment. Whether it’s a social housing project or a refurbishment initiative, our team is here to assist you every step of the way.

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Composite doors – the perfect investment

When it comes to building or refurbishing projects for social housing communities across UK towns and cities, Composite Doors are an excellent investment choice due to their long life expectancy combined with enhanced thermal efficiency properties ensuring utmost protection against intruders as well as sound insulation benefits keeping your community warm all year round whilst helping reduce carbon footprint making sure your future investments last.

Contact Shelforce for the best composite doors for your local authority building.

If you are a local authority seeking composite doors for your next building project then don’t hesitate to contact us today for further information from our customer service team or to discuss how our composite doors and experience can provide you with the perfect solution.



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