Before you choose to change an upvc composite door
Change an upvc composite door
Upvc door not closing.
What could be worse, coming or leaving home and the upvc plastic composite door doesn’t close or open.
You better call a locksmith because upvc doors are difficult to align by yourself.
First an upvc door wich is exposed to sun and rain will definitely move. Although the composite doors are a bit better then the upvc plastic doors even expensive composite doors will cause problems in time.
The only way to avoid future problems with upvc door and composite doors is to call a locksmith to align the door properly, adjust the hinges, add oil to mechanism.
Another thing that no one will tell you is that all upvc , composite doors come with a standard lock. The upvc or composite door will be expensive , but with a basic lock mechanism that’s no good. You need to ask for any upvc composite door at least a medium security lock and mechanism. An upvc or composite door with a good mechanism and lock will last lifetime.
Last thing, if the upvc or composite door is old and doesn’t close or open properly, don’t change the door. Change the hinges, because even with a new upvc or composite door you will be experiencing disappointment of the new door. The truth is that the old doors are better than the new plastic upvc composite doors.
The plastic , upvc has changed, composite new ways of assembly all together comes in cheap attractive upvc composite doors but not the same quality like the old upvc composite doors.
A locksmith will tell you that.
So call a locksmith before making a hasty decision
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