Composite Doors

MatesRates offer a range of modern composite throughout Scotland. Our installation teams, in Inverness, Glasgow and Aberdeen will be happy to provide you with a free personalised quote.

Why choose our composite doors

The look of a timber door without the maintenance

Modern composite doors are revolutionising home aesthetics and security by seamlessly blending timeless elegance with cutting-edge technology. Say goodbye to time-consuming sanding, painting or varnishing. These modern doors offer you the look and feel of a timber door, but without the maintenance.

Crafted using innovative methods, these doors emulate the charm of classic timber doors while sparing you the hassle of extensive maintenance. Comprising a unique fusion of UPVC and glass reinforced plastic (GRP) and a high-density foam core, these doors ensure exceptional heat retention and weather resistance. The UPVC outer frame adds an extra layer of insulation, enhancing your home’s energy efficiency.

Versatile doors with enhanced security

Security is paramount, and our composite doors are equipped with a state-of-the-art multi-point locking system and high-security hinges, fortifying your home against potential break-ins. This robust security setup provides unparalleled peace of mind, allowing you to rest easy knowing your home is well-protected.

Versatility is another hallmark of these doors, available in an extensive range of styles, finishes, door furniture, and colours. Whether your home exudes a traditional charm or boasts a contemporary aesthetic, there’s a composite door to perfectly complement your home. As if that wasn’t enough, these doors are incredibly low-maintenance, resistant to discoloration, fading, and warping.

Maintaining your composite door

Maintaining the pristine condition of your composite door is easy. Simply wipe down with warm soapy water using a soft cloth to remove grime and dirt. This will keep your door looking brand new for years to come. Additionally, regular lubrication of moving parts like hinges, handles, and knockers every six months ensures the smooth functioning of the door mechanisms.

For your convenience, our composite door brochure is available for download, offering comprehensive insights into the diverse range of options available to you.

 Whether you’re seeking timeless elegance, modern aesthetics, or top-notch security, our composite doors are the epitome of sophistication and functionality. Explore the download page to access a wealth of brochures and technical guides, empowering you to make an informed choice for enhancing your home’s beauty and security.

Features of our composite doors

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The benefits of these doors

  1. Durability: UPVC and GRP are highly durable materials. These doors are resistant to wear, tear, cracking, bowing or twisting, ensuring long-lasting performance.

  2. Strong & secure: Equipped with advanced locking systems and high-security features, composite doors provide robust protection against potential burglaries and intrusions.

  3. Energy Efficiency: 6 x more thermally efficient than a traditional timber door, the excellent insulation properties help in keeping your home energy-efficient by retaining heat and reducing energy bills.

  4. Low Maintenance: Unlike wooden doors, composite doors require minimal maintenance, eliminating the need for frequent painting or sealing.

  5. Weather Resistance: Designed to withstand harsh weather conditions, including rain, wind, and sunlight, without deteriorating in quality.

  6. Customisation: They come in a wide variety of styles, colors, and finishes, allowing you to choose a door that complements your home’s aesthetics perfectly.

  7. Sound Insulation: Superior sound insulation from the foam inner core helps to ensure a quieter indoor environment by reducing external noise.

  8. Environmentally Friendly: Made from recycled materials, making them eco-friendly and contributing to sustainable living.

  9. Versatility: Suitable for various applications, including front doors, back doors, and even interior doors, offering versatile solutions for any part of the house.

  10. Rot and Warp Resistance: Unlike wooden doors, these doors do not rot or warp over time, maintaining their shape and functionality for years

    11. Aesthetic Appeal: With realistic wood grain textures and a smooth finish, these doors provide the aesthetic appeal of traditional wooden doors without the drawbacks.

    12. Increased Property Value: Installing composite doors enhances the overall curb appeal of your home, potentially increasing its market value and making it more attractive to potential buyers.

Your colour options

Composite doors are incredibly easy to care for and they won’t discolour, warp or fade.  They are available in a range of wood effect finishes. The finishes need next to no maintenance – just a quick wipe down to remove surface dirt. For more challenging environments, we can also supply special marine-grade finishes.  There’s a wide choice of stocked colours chosen to enhance all types of building materials and if you want to choose something different, it’s possible to have your doors finished in any RAL colour.

All composite doors come with the following benefits

Energy Efficient

Marketing leading thermal performance

Recycling

End of life products are given a new lease of life via recycling

Quality

Manufactured to the highest quality standards, fully accredited and CE  Marked

Security

Lifetime security guarantee on hardware

Customer reviews

"A huge thank you to You, James and Josh for the brilliant job carried out when installing new windows and doors in our house. We were very impressed with the quality of product and quality of workmanship, the way you Guys tidied up as you went along was also first class."
Jack & Drina
"Mates Rates replaced 4 velux windows for us which we are very pleased with and they were a pleasure to have working in our home. They left the place very tidy and removed all waste from the job. They are expert and efficient, also it was a competitive price. Thanks boys you have done a great job."
Alan & Janette MacRae
"I can't fully express how happy I am with a job the company’s done! Our house looks absolutely beautiful 👍🏼 Also feels nice and cozy 👍🏼Definitely would 100% recommend the company “Mates Rates” to anyone" 🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩 Thanks a lot"
Mariia Kasimova
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FAQs

Our Scottish installation team currently services central Inverness, Glasgow and Aberdeen, including the surrounding areas in a 40 mile radius. If you live around Inverness, our team will be happy to visit Nairn, Dingwall, Alness, Beauly to fit your new composite doors.

If you’re based in central Aberdeen, Bridge of Dee, Hilton, Bucksburn, Fairley or the surrounding area, get in touch to request a competitive quote.

If you’re based in central Glasgow, Partick, Broomhill, Mosspark or the surrounding area, our team will happily give you a competitive quote too.

Request a quote today.

A composite door is a durable and secure front door option made from various materials, typically glass reinforced plastic (GRP) with a high-density foam core. It combines the benefits of different materials to provide excellent insulation, security, and weather resistance.

The cost of composite doors varies based on factors like size, design, and additional features. While composite doors are generally more expensive than some other door materials, they offer superior performance, durability, and aesthetic appeal, making them a valuable long-term investment. Get in touch with our team who will be more than happy to give you a consultation.

Yes, you can paint composite doors. However, it’s essential to use a specialized paint designed for composite materials to ensure the best results and prevent damage. Keep in mind that some manufacturers may have specific guidelines on painting to maintain the door’s warranty.

Composite doors are professionally adjusted during the installation process. If you notice any issues with your door, such as gaps or sticking, it’s best to contact us for proper adjustments to ensure it functions correctly.

Composite doors are typically made from glass reinforced plastic (GRP) with an inner core of high-density foam. This combination of materials provides strength, insulation, and resistance to weather conditions.

Both composite doors and UPVC doors have their advantages. Composite doors offer superior strength, insulation, and aesthetics, making them a preferred choice for many homeowners seeking high-performance doors.

Cleaning composite doors is straightforward. Use a mixture of warm water and mild detergent to wipe down the door surface with a soft cloth. Avoid using abrasive materials or harsh chemicals that could damage the door’s finish.

Yes, our composite doors are fire-rated and designed to provide a certain level of fire resistance. However, the fire rating may vary based on the specific composite door model you choose. Our team will advise when you choose your door.

Our high-quality composite doors are designed to resist fading from UV exposure. They come with protective coatings that help maintain their colour and appearance over time.

No, composite doors are highly resistant to warping, which is one of their key advantages over traditional wooden doors.

The combination of materials used in their construction ensures stability and durability even in various weather conditions.