Your doors can really enhance the look of your home. If you have a set of doors that complements the look of your walls, you can create a look that is attractive and inviting. Your doors obviously serve a function, though. You need doors that keep you and your loved ones safe from harm. Also, you need a door that insulates your home as much as possible. It is likely that your walls are insulated, therefore, your door is the most likely thermal bridge. A thermal bridge is anywhere in your home that allows heat to transfer. During the summer, the hot air outside can get into your home. During the winter, the warm air inside tends to leach out through thermal bridges. Reducing bridges makes it easier to heat and cool your home. If your door is not a good insulator, you will have a much more difficult time keeping your home comfortable. So, you need a door that is safe and a good insulator. There are many timber and composite doors that fit that bill. They might be slightly out of your price range, but fortunately, you have options.
Great Doors for Great Prices
Finding a great timber, or composite, door that is both safe and well-insulated is sometimes difficult. Finding great bi-fold doors is even more difficult, but it is not impossible. There are great folding doors, made by reliable companies, that have decades of service in the industry. If you’re looking for a folding door, you need one that is built by a team that has years in the industry, also, you need a company that offers bespoke doors. While bespoke doors are not the most affordable of doors, they offer you a specificity and precision that you can’t get anywhere else. Also, they offer you the opportunity to find more affordable doors. Paradoxically, companies that create bespoke doors tend to have the best prices on other doors. Because they have to cut and design doors for specific customers, it can sometimes be very difficult to resell them if the customer backs out, or is not satisfied. To that end, companies will then sell their bespoke doors at a greatly discounted rate because they are trying to make up their lost time and money.
Furthermore, you will likely be able to find doors that are either stock or demonstration.
Stock and Demonstration Doors
Demonstration doors are those that have been made for the showroom floor, they are not cut to any specifications or designed according to any customer’s wishes. That means they will be offered to you at a discounted rate. Stock doors are those that are made for reasons other than a customer asking for a specific type of door. For example, a company might keep stock doors around to be customised for different clients. In the interest of better serving their customers, they might also make the stock doors available to customers who want to spend less money. That’s a great way to keep your prices low, while still getting the same quality door.
A stock or demonstration door is not lower quality than a bespoke door. They’re the same quality at a lower price.