Goodbye summer – hello autumn – but winter can wait?
The sun is slowly fading away for another year
Depending upon where in the UK you may well have differing views but up here in the North East where the GFD Group are based in less than sunny Hartlepool the summer of 2015 will go down as a bit of a non event. A few nice days but not enough to say it has been a barbeque summer and now the mornings and nights are drawing in as the days get shorter and we wait in anticipation of the leaves falling and the first frost of autumn.
If a non summer was not bad enough we now seem to have every weather forecaster advising that the forthcoming winter is going to be longer and colder than normal – “El Nino” is bigger than normal so watch out UK – the Telegraph wins the prize for the scariest prediction with its article Godzilla El Nino and the BBC is getting in on the act by explaining what El Nino is and what its consequences are in this BBC weather video – it is all very depressing so we all need to be prepared for this –
One obvious household change that can benefit any home is a new front door and at Composite Door Prices we specialise in helping our customers find the perfect door for their property – not from a single manufacturer because we have vetted and selected the best door manufacturers so you do not have to. All of the door manufacturers we have chosen for our Composite Door Prices web pages are proven market leaders whose doors are all manufactured to the most exacting of standards – between them they supply some of the most comprehensive of ranges of styles, colours and accessories the Composite Door prices web site is designed to make life easy for our customers – pick a style , pick a colour and you will have at least three options available to you without having to constantly switch between web sites.
There are plenty of Government sponsored campaigns trying to ensure that we all do our bit to prevent Global Warning by ensuring that our homes are adequately insulated although they tend to emphasise loft and cavity wall insulation and new boilers and forget about new doors or windows. A recent Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) study advised that, insulated doors are the third most cost effective energy-saving home improvement that it is possible to make a replacement boiler and cavity wall insulation being the most cost effective savings
If you have not renewed your front or back door in recent years maybe now is the time to consider a change –older doors deteriorate with time and are rarely insulated or adequately draft-sealed therefore they become a great source of heat loss, up to 11% of the overall heat loss in a typical home can be lost through a door
It is now easier to assess the effectiveness of any new door as they now carry efficiency ratings similar to electrical appliances. A high performance insulated door will have a minimum energy rating of ‘C’ and above Avoid doors with a rating of ‘D’ or below. It is also worth remembering that the rating your door will also be influenced by its glazing content.
Using the Composite Door prices web site could not be easier it is crammed full of all the information you will need to select the door of your choice and a quick review of our get the best price page will show you how easy it is to design your own door
As the combinations of doors, glazing accessories from which the web site allows you to choose is extremely large the home page of the web site provides examples of typical manufactures costs for different door styles to give the customer an easy reference to costs they are likely to incur the attached are such examples.
The images we use are changed regularly so our customers are given a very quick guide to the prices they can expect to pay.
If you want a new door and you do not want to be caught out by winter but you also do not have the time to trawl numerous web sites take the easy option and visit the Composite Door Prices web site.