Frequently Asked Questions

What is a composite door?

A composite door is an exterior door made from a multitude of materials, instead of a singular material such as wood or upvc, which have been chosen specifically for their beneficial properties.

They're designed with the downfalls of other door types in mind, in an effort to eliminate all weaknesses. Our composite doors are manufactured with a timber subframe filled with high density foam. This is coated with a GRP (Glass Reinforced Plastic) skin to ensure a strong, hardwearing and aesthetically pleasing finish.

What colour is the inside of the door?

All of our composite doors have a white interior finish to ensure a light and airy feel to the inside of your hallway

How much do composite doors cost?

The cost of I want a Door composite doors is dependent on several different factors, such as composite door style, composite door colour, composite door hardware and composite door glazing etc. We have a range of doors to suit all budgets. All our prices include a free survey, installation, VAT and a 10 year warranty.

The easiest and fastest way to determine the cost of a composite door for your property, is to use our composite door designer. This special designer allows you to see the price of the composite door as you select the options you want.

How long do composite doors last?

According to data from the Housing Association Provident Mutual and the Building Research Establishment, our composite doors are expected to last 35 years, if moving parts are oiled yearly.

When will my new door be installed?

Once your front door has been designed and ordered it’ll take between 7 - 10 working days typically to be supplied and fitted. This depends on your door design and the options that you have chosen. At certain times, such as the Christmas and New Year period, our lead-in times may be longer due to factory holidays. We will be able to advise you on your anticipated installation date when you confirm your order

Are I Want a Door composite doors resistant to the elements?

With a composite door you can be sure to protect your home from the UK's ever changing weather. The GRP skin is resistant to anything that'll get thrown at it and there's even a 10-year guarantee to give you much needed peace of mind.

Our composite doors also meet the thermal efficiency standards set out in Building Regulations. This means heat will be retained in the home rather than being allowed to escape.

How secure are I Want a Door composite doors?

I Want a Door composite front doors are extremely secure and use police approved locking mechanisms to be sure of your safety. The composite door itself is an excellent deterrent and combined with the latest technology in locking, will keep your home as safe as houses. See our security video here

What areas do you cover?

We cover most areas of the North East of England. Check your post code here

Are there different qualities of composite door?

Yes, composite doors vary in quality both between manufacturers and depending on the materials used. At I Want a Door, we use only the highest quality materials in our composite doors - fibreglass instead of uPVC for our front door skins and thermal foam injected into the core instead of polystyrene. All our composite doors meet high quality standards, backed up by a comprehensive 10 year guarantee.