Our composite door range from Palladio is a totally unique product with no other composite door on the market today manufactured with the same attention to detail. The door uses a unique Monocoque construction which provides great strength, rigidity, insulation and security. Our composite door is a 68mm door leaf with a double rebate, this means that the door has two seals, one on the front edge of the door and the other on the back to provide substantial weatherproofing and insulation. Standard composite doors are generally fitted with a 70mm outer frame but the largest area of the door, the door leaf, is normally only 44mm thick and is single rebate, or single seal. As the door leaf represents the largest exposed area of the door the 68mm leaf is 55% thicker than standard composites resulting in superior insulation. This results in our range achieving exceptional U Values which are as low as 0.85Wm²K (the lower the U Value the better the insulation).
Another unique feature of the door is the manufacturing process. Each door leaf design originates as a solid oak design which is made using traditional methods. A detailed mould of the design is made which captures every detail of the original (it replicates the graining exactly as it is in a timber product). The door is available in twelve beautiful colour options however the application of the colour is another unique feature of these products. Many standard composites are coloured and then set into white PVC-u outer frames creating a white border all around the door, some will spray paint this to resolve this issue but clearly a family door can be opened 25-30 times a day and in some cases the spray painting will just not take this sort of wear and tear. The Palladio door uses the same wood foils used to create PVC-u rosewood windows and PVC-u light oak finishes but these are applied across the door leaf and the outer frame. This is the most colour fast and durable method of applying colours to PVC-u products in the market today not only ensuring uniform colour but a hard wearing, colourfast and durable finish.
Classic Key Features
- Double rebate design (twin seals)
- 12 colour options
- Superb Insulation and weather proofing
- Wide range of quality handles and premium letter plates
- Excellent security features
- Wide range of door styles
- Complimentary range of feature glass designs
- Range of threshold options available
- Triple glazed as standard
How do A Rated doors benefit your home?
4 Key Benefits of Fitting A-Rated Doors In Your Home
It is a well-known fact that exterior doors can contribute significantly to air leakage for a number of reasons if it is old, badly installed or uninsulated. Some doors can warp over time also allowing for air leakage.
Your exterior door can account for up to 11% of your air leakage in your home and is an important factor to consider when trying to make your home more energy-efficient.
When selecting doors for energy efficiency it is important to consider their energy performance ratings.
The West Windows Door Collection have extremely competitive U Values, U Value is a measure of heat transmission through a given material, in other words, the ability of a material to stop heat escaping from your house. For a solid door, the U Value is .85, for a glazed door it is .98. These are some of the best ratings within the composite door industry.
The 4 key benefits of having an A rated door fitted in your home are as follows;
- Reduces heat loss in your home
- Maximises insulation
- Improves the thermal efficiency
- Reduces heat costs by reducing heating bills
When considering an A rated composite door, the West Windows door collection provides the best fit. Not only will it reduce heat loss but it will ensure your families security without compromising on style.