What Are The Benefits Of Steel Security Doors?

When people move house they continually look for security flaws and how the security can be improved – a lack of security could even put people off buying a house. Even if people aren’t moving house they’re continually looking for ways that they could improve the security of their current dwelling.

The current economic situation means that there has been an increase in burglaries and thefts throughout the country so security is becoming even more important. Although people are trying to save money in whatever ways they can, security is one area where they won’t scrimp. Although people spend hundreds of pounds on big gates and security systems, there is one weak point to everyone’s house and it’s the area you’d least expect, their front door. It doesn’t matter how many locks, chains and bolts it’s fitted with, a PVC or wooden front door just doesn’t cut it. What you need is a steel security door – they’re really not as bad as they sound.

When you say steel security door people automatically think of big, thick, ugly heavy duty doors that are much thicker than a regular door – like the entrance to a bank vault or a company safe. In fact, this is not the case at all; steel security doors look and feel just like any other. They can have window in them and a wooden finish to make them look as authentic as your last door but they have one hidden weapon – a steel core. The steel core of the door means that it can’t be broken down easily, it’s unlikely that anyone will be able to barge it down unless the police turn up with a battering ram of course – it’ll take them a while though.

There are so many advantages to adding this type of security to your home including its durability, design, price, low maintenance and of course security levels.

Unlike wooden door and sometimes PVC doors, steel doors can handle strong winds, battering rain and even an attack of termites or something similar.

They are extremely secure meaning that the weakest security point of your home quickly becomes the strongest. They also have more than one lock mechanism, similar to a PVC door.

Steel security doors are not designed to make a home look ugly, in fact, it’s quite the opposite. They are available in a number of different colours and also designs like wood finish or even PVC effect.

Steel doors are extremely low maintenance, in fact they don’t need any maintaining at all – unless you want to change the colour that is.

They are also extremely well priced; and although they may cost more than you would usually spend, they can actually work out cheaper than some wooden and PVC doors.

Written by Jamie Welsh who recommends Rayner Steel Doors for their quality and service