Which door to choose
Which front door to choose?
Choosing a door is not easy. There are many types of doors on the market, they differ in many aspects such as material, thickness, type of security, way of opening. The doors are not only supposed to have a practical function, i.e. they have to open and close. Important functions such as burglary protection, protection against cold, and aesthetic function are to be the showcase of the house. More and more often architects design entrance doors of non-standard dimensions. All extra beds are fashionable and light up the dark, usually vestibules. How in a storm of this information and the number of types of doors choose the optimal one for us? You should think about what features of doors are most important to us? Below are the most important features of each door.
ALUMINUM DOORS: DURABILITY AND DIVERSITY OF CONSTRUCTION
It is not without reason that in most stores the doors are made of aluminum. If you are looking for a door to a service store, the aluminum door will be the best choice. This material is very resistant to multiple opening and closing. It allows you to create many constructional solutions, lighting, extras, connections with facades are not a problem. It allows to fulfill the vision of every, even the most demanding architect. To finish such doors we use Veyna or Unikam door panels, it allows to create doors in every possible architectural style. In buildings with a modern look, doors with complete glazing, such as sandblasted glass with any pattern, also look good. For safety reasons we can make the glass as burglarproof. A fashionable finish of such doors can be a stainless steel handle along the entire length of the leaf. A cool solution in such doors is the possibility of opening with fingerprints, or a panel with a code, so it will no longer be necessary to carry keys. There are really many solutions.
Aluminum doors VITRON
PVC DOOR: COMPABILITY WITH PVC WINDOWS AND MATCHING DIMENSIONS TO THE HOLE
PVC doors are made in the same veneer as the windows, it gives the possibility to precisely match the color of the windows and doors, so everything creates a perfect whole. PVC doors are made exactly to the size that is needed to fill an opening in the building, there is no fear that the size of the opening will not fit the standard. This is especially important when replacing doors in old buildings. In PVC doors, we can use floodlights and extras. A very important aspect of PVC doors is excellent protection against cold. PVC entrance door can reach the coefficient Ud=0.8, be filled with glass or decorative panel from VEYNA or Unikam. The appearance of the door can be adjusted to the individual customer’s needs.
WOODEN DOORS: PRESTIGE AND ECOLOGY
Wood is one of the oldest building materials, but the fashion for wood in architecture is coming back and is increasingly being chosen. Real wood products are associated with prestige and luxury. Undoubtedly, a great advantage of wooden doors is the ecological nature of the product. Wood is a 100% biodegradable material, besides it allows to achieve great heat transfer parameters, even Ud=0.58. With proper care the wooden doors will be very durable. Unfortunately, due to the complicated production process and price of the material, it will also be the most expensive choice.
Wooden doors CAL collection classic Malinów model
STEEL DOORS: ECONOMY AND DURABILITY
Steel doors are a cheaper alternative. They provide solid protection against burglary while maintaining the aesthetics. Although steel doors are mainly associated with minimalism, they are also available in models with a classic look. Steel doors come in many veneers similar to PVC windows, so you can easily match the color to the windows. Modern technology of steel doors allows to obtain really good heat transfer coefficients.
Steel entrance door KMT model Xs5
THE RIGHT OR LEFT HAND SIDE OF THE OPENING?
The eternal problem when ordering doors, right or left? The door opening is determined by the hinge side. This means that if the hinges are on the left side – the door is left, if the right side – the door is right. What happens next is whether the door is to open inwards or outwards? The picture below should make things a little easier.