The door or the entrance to your home is one of the first things that people will see when they visit your home. It is important that this part of your house matches the rest of your house’s décor as well as representing your personality just like the rest of your home.
To make front doors unique, some homeowners paint it in unique patterns and colors. Others buy ready-made doors straight off the shelf and try to install it on their own. These are all very good ideas but what if the door that you bought does not fit the exact dimensions of your front door? What if you want other designs and your local home improvement store does not have the design that you want?
The answer to all of these questions is a bespoke composite door.
How Can you Make Your Composite Door Bespoke?
Composite doors or bespoke doors as they are sometimes known, are front doors that made up of different types of materials such as wood, PVC, insulation, and Glass Reinforced Plastic or GRP. The different combination of materials makes this kind of door more secure and unique.
Composite doors are custom-made to the exact measurements of your front door and just one of the many benefits is the fact they are more resistant to weather changes. They will not warp, shrink, or expand easily with seasonal changes like a regular timber front door does. They are also highly resistant to high heat in comparison to purely wooden alternatives because of their foam core insulation.
Many composite doors can mimic the appearance of a wooden door, but are actually sturdier and require less maintenance due to the materials used to make them. Meaning you can still have the appearance of timber but with all the advantages of a composite door.
As already mentioned above, one of the biggest advantages of composite doors is just how custom made they can tailored to your needs.
Below we outline some of the most popular styles of composite door and just some of the designs you can choose from when it comes to finding the perfect front door for your home.
Bespoke Composite Door Designs
There are many different kinds of composite doors available for you to choose from. The real beauty of composite is that you can customise nearly every element of your front door to find something that matches your exact tastes. Below we list the five main types of composite doors supplier by the U.K’s leading manufacturers. For a more indepth look at the different styles of composite door available check out our guide.
Long Bar Suite
As the name implies, this kind of door comes complete with a bar handle instead of a regular doorknob. The long bar is made of a high quality stainless steel patina and is durable enough to grip firmly.
This style of composite door adds a real bespoke feel to your front door, offering a unique look that is perfect for when you want to add a contemporary touch to your front door.
This type of composite door goes against tradition completely by doing away with a doorknob of any kind. Instead it relies on locks and can be opened or closed using an internal pull system. The handleless suite looks sleek and streamlined from the outside, giving your home a clean and modern look.
A handleless suite can also be a deterrent to burglars and thieves. They can confuse would be thieves who may have a hard time looking for door knobs, handles, or any other way for them to force entry.
The Square Suite
This type of front door uses a square shaped door handle to open and close the door. This ultra-modern design gives your door a futuristic feel, with the unusual shaped square handle being made using only the best materials. The geometric design of this door comes with a square shaped knocker and other elements that match the square theme keeping a constant contemporary design.
The square suite is both modern and sleek, showing the home owners are not afraid to challenge the norm, displaying individuality and personality in a bespoke design.
The bow handle, as the name suggests, uses a bow shaped handle to complete the look of this style of composite door. The curved handle adds softness to clean cut door designs, while the uncommon element also adds flair and a modern touch to exterior of your property.
The bow handle suite is also another great composite door design feature for members of the family who are unable to open round doorknobs or high knockers. The length of the bow handle can extend to the lower portion of the door for easy reach.
The Classic Suite
For fans of classic doors doors with round doorknobs, regular shaped knockers, and other traditional door designs, the classic suite is the one for you.
The clean design of the classic suite make it one of the most popular styles of composite door available. For an even more bespoke look you can also choose between placing your doorknob in the middle or to the edge of your front door.
One of the main advantages of a classic suite design is that they fit just about any home. Use it on classic style property or add a contrast to modern homes by adding a classic door and you will complete the look perfectly.
The different features covered above can be fitted and custom sized to any kind of composite door. This allows you to really mix and match to find a design to matches your own personal style and overall look of your property. As well as the actual design features of your door, the exterior of your home could also be customised in a bespoke manner with the addition of modern house numbers.
Finding the right front door for your home can be tricky business but by choosing a bespoke approach you can be confident you will come away with the perfect match for your property.
How to Order a Truly Bespoke Composite Door
To add even more of a personal touch to your composite door the handles and overall style are not the only things you can customise to make a completely bespoke design.
You can also customise the colour and any additional elements that you may want to add to your door. In total there are thirteen different colours of composite door finishes for you to choose from. They are: Black, White, Blue, Chartwell Green, Cream, Darkwood, Green, Grey Red, and Oak.
Three new colours which can also add another custom touch to your door are Black Brown, Duck Egg Blue, and Poppy Red which use high quality paints to colour finish your composite door in a bespoke approach.
Other features and customisations that can make your door unique are different coloured doorknobs and knockers as well as the placement of your letterbox which can either sit in the centre of your door or at the door for a minimalistic look.
Different locking elements can also be customised according to your needs. Whether you are looking for a simple style of lock or a more elaborate style, you can simply find one that suits you best. Composite doors take advantage of only the most secure locks so that you can be sure that your house is safe at all times.
You can also add glass panels to your composite door in any shape that you desire. The glass panels come in different shapes, colours and styles.
Once you have all your door requirements complete, you can easily head over to our door design page to begin creation of your perfect front. This will allow you to order a composite door down to the exact measurements you enter as well as the bespoke features you decide on, you can also check out our composite door price page to get an idea of how much your perfect front door is likely to cost.
Composite doors are a great way to add a real stylish personal touch to your home. The tailored designs and additional elements will truly make your home feel and look unique.