How much does it cost to replace a front door in 2020?

Traditional British Front Door

Whether your existing front door has seen better days and you have no choice but to purchase a new front door, you want to improve the security of the entrance to your home, or even if you simply front door replacement, before deciding to invest in a front door, it can be a good idea to know roughly how much it is going to cost you.

With several factors to take into consideration, including the size of the door, the colour and style you want, your chosen door material and the cost of installation, there is a lot to think about before replacing your front door in 2020.

Which type of front door should you choose?

If you are unsure about what type of front door you should choose for your home, then you should think about the below elements before making your decision:

  • What is your budget?
  • How important is the style of your new front door to you?
  • Do you live in a conservation area with restrictions on your property?
  • What security features would you like your new front door to have?
  • How will your new front door increase the value of your home?
uPVC Front Door

Once you have considered all of the above, you will now be in a better position to choose between a uPVC front door and a composite door, both of which have their own benefits.

The advantages of a uPVC front door include:

  • They are extremely safe and secure
  • There are unlimited design types
  • They have better insulation than traditional doors
  • Increased security
  • Suited to modern and contemporary homes

The advantages of a composite front door include:

  • They have the wow factor
  • They are strong and durable
  • They require little to no maintenance
  • They are thermal efficient
  • Suited to period properties

How much does it cost for front door replacement?

Depending on whether you have opted for a uPVC front door or a composite front door, the estimated costs are:

Prices from £250-£380 for the supply of uPVC doors

Prices from £450 onwards for the supply of composite doors

You will need to factor in the cost of the installation of your new front door, as if you do choose to install your door yourself, you will not be awarded with an installation warranty.

You should also take into consideration the fact that a front door replacement should be seen as an investment and a way to add value to your property; therefore, you will not only want a superior product, but also the highest quality of workmanship available when it comes to the installation and finish of your new front door.

Costs for a new front door including the installation are estimated at:

£800+ for the supply and installation of uPVC doors

£1000+ for the supply and installation of composite doors

The above costs are for standard front doors; however, you will need to factor in additional costs for elements including:

  • Double glazing
  • Decorative glass
  • Timber doors
  • Extra security features
  • Colour and finish

If you would like more information about double glazing options for your new front door, please get in touch today, and we will do our very best to answer any questions or concerns you might have.