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Which type of entrance door is more resistant? Comparison and analysis

Which type of front door is stronger? Comparison and analysis

When considering investing in a new home front door, there are a variety of factors to consider. These are elements that should not be underestimated, given that a quality entrance door will last a long time and will constitute a good investment for the entire home.

In this guide we will then go to the longevity of the three main types of front door to understand which is the most resistant. With this information you will be able to make an informed decision on the best front door for your property.
How durable are aluminum framed doors?

The plastic used to make the doors is called polyvinyl chloride (abbreviated to PVC), which in layman's terms is a stronger and less rigid version of common plastic. Many homes can, of type fixtures capable of sporting an attractive appearance and relative easy to maintain.

If cared for properly, a quality, well-made aluminum frame door can last for 20-30 years. This is because PVC is a material that can withstand high humidity and high heat, which increases its longevity. It is therefore above all a good option, ideal in work and professional environments.


The longevity of wooden doors

A solid wood front door can really add some character to your entire home. This is a particularly suitable alternative to properties with a more traditional and classic look.

You can find a variety of wooden doors with different structures and materials. Each choice brings with it a different aesthetic impact, as well as different abilities to stand the test of time. Generally speaking, a solid wood door can last up to 30 years, depending on the quality of the raw materials. Some models have, for example, a “softer” wood, on average resistant to bad weather but which requires continuous maintenance.

If you invest in quality wood, you can expect your wooden door to last for a long time, just like many of the traditional doors that can be seen in some historic buildings, or in carefully cared for old houses.
How long do composite doors last?

The appearance of composite doors is similar to that of plastic doors. These fixtures, however, are made with a variety of materials instead of just one. Many times, for example, this could be window frames that include PVC, glass-reinforced plastic, wood, and insulating foam.

You can choose from a multitude of styles and colors, so it is not difficult to find the right alternative for your case. As far as longevity is concerned, the performances obtainable from this type of doors are certainly excellent. A composite door can last at least 35 years if it is treated and maintained properly. Moreover, thanks to the particular structure and the type of processing, this type of fixtures does not undergo such marked imperfections. The appearance of your window can be expected to remain the same over time, saving time and effort.


Porte Italiane's offer of entrance doors (and more)

The Porte Italiane catalog is full of proposals of all kinds. From sliding glass doors to flush-to-the-wall windows, from traditional alternatives in wood to those in PVC. Each of these options may be ideal for your needs, depending on the type of home and your budget.

For more information and suggestions, please call 0941 901172 and 0941 912335. Or send an email to [email protected] We will be happy to answer your questions.