Our range of external Heritage doors is the perfect choice for anyone who wants to create an eye-catching look for their home. We have Heritage style bifold doors and French doors, all made to the same exacting standards.
Climadoor's Heritage style French doors bring a stunning industrial look to any home and their popularity has skyrocketed in recent years. Often referred to as steel look doors, the neo-industrial design of our heritage style French doors looks wonderful in older homes and yet, can easily add some unmistakable character to a new build, too.View Range ›
If you're looking for external doors that really make a statement, our aluminium steel-look bifold doors are perfect for adding that wow factor to your home. Pick a door set from our heritage style bifold door range and you won't just get aluminium steel look doors that look incredible. Our bifold doors also offer industry beating energy efficiency with high-quality glazing while also being equipped with the latest multipoint locking systems - ensuring your home is safe, stylish and protected.View Range ›
£2,649.00 - £5,299.00
£3,309.00 - £5,749.00
£2,649.00 - £5,299.00
£3,309.00 - £5,539.00
£1,729.00 - £3,499.00
£1,729.00 - £3,499.00
With high-quality toughened double glazed glass panels, multipoint locking systems and slim frames to make sure your heritage style door is more than just a style statement - it's a practical choice too. All the variants across our vast range of external heritage steel look doors are made with thermally broken aluminium frames - perfectly combining the classic look of heritage doors with all the functional benefits of modern manufacturing methods.
The distinctive look of external heritage doors means they can instantly transform the outside of your home. The slim black steel look frames are an eye-catching contrast against natural stone, bright bricks or painted render - turning them into a focal point that adds personality to even the dullest of exteriors.
Whether you go for heritage style bifold doors or French doors, the strong yet slimline aluminium frames will maximise the natural light flow into your living space as well - making your home feel bigger and brighter.
We've also meticulously engineered and rigorously tested our steel look aluminium doors to ensure they’re not just about style over substance. All our aluminium heritage style doors are thermally broken to make sure they offer maximum strength and thermal efficiency, with Low E toughened double glazed glass panels as standard so you don’t have to compromise on safety and energy saving for more natural light.
Questions about Heritage External Doors
Traditional external steel doors have a classic art deco design that brings personality to bland exteriors but they are no longer a practical option in today's world. Heritage style steel look doors made from aluminium carry all the aesthetic appeal of steel doors from days gone by, but they are much more lightweight, corrosion resistant and easier to use than steel.
This is important for patio doors, whose functionality is a big part of their appeal - the ability to open the doors and completely remove the barriers between the inside and outside of your home. With heritage style patio doors, that task is quick and simple, so you'll be able to enjoy that effect with minimal effort.
Modern aluminium heritage-style doors are also considered more secure and energy-efficient than steel doors too. They are just as durable, with an expected lifespan of up to 40 years on aluminium frames, and because aluminium is naturally corrosion resistant they’re much easier to maintain. And probably most importantly of all, because aluminium frames are easier to manufacture than steel, heritage style doors are a lot more cost-effective.
It's easy to see why modern, heritage style steel look doors are replacing traditional steel doors in popularity.
Aluminium heritage style doors are double glazed using low E glass and thermally broken aluminium frames to keep you warm on cold days and cool on hot days. The frames are also internally insulated, ensuring maximum thermal efficiency with the lowest possible U values.
Building regulations even exist to set a minimum baseline for thermal efficiency on external doors. Though our external heritage doors have a traditional style, we use every modern technique possible to ensure they’re thermally efficient enough to not just meet but exceed building regulations.
When you're looking for patio doors, energy efficiency needs to be one of your biggest priorities. The large glass panels and slim frames of most patio doors can lead to serious heat loss when it comes to old, low quality or ill-fitting doors, so choosing a quality door set is vital.
All our heritage style aluminium doors have impressively low U values thanks to their thermally broken aluminium frames. This means that a layer of insulating material is sandwiched inside the aluminium frames to stop heat from passing through them. We also use low E double glazing as standard to make sure the entire door is as thermally efficient as possible.
Without this technology, aluminium frame doors can compromise the energy efficiency of your home. Aluminium is a great conductor of heat, so it will let heat escape and cold creep in. With high-quality, thermally broken aluminium frames, this is not an issue.
It may surprise you to know that heritage style external doors made of aluminium - including French doors, sliding doors and bifold styles - are actually more environmentally friendly than wooden ones.
Although both materials are kinder on the planet than uPVC, aluminium is so easy to recycle that it’s considered far more sustainable than timber.
Many modern homes feature aluminium steel look doors rather than traditional steel doors for a number of reasons.
Aluminium frames are a lot lighter and naturally resistant to warping and corrosion. This means they are a lot cheaper to manufacture, maintain and easier to install than steel too.
They are also equally durable as steel - if not more so. Steel windows and doors have a reputation for being resilient but it is only stainless steel that rarely rusts. The steel used to make steel doors is very vulnerable to corrosion and rusting if the paint finish gets damaged. Aluminium may be lightweight, but it is hard to damage and hard to compromise the paintwork, and even if you did it’s far less likely to rust.
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