Why Should I Buy a PVC-U/uPVC Door?

Why Should I Buy a PVC-U/uPVC Door?

To help you decide, we’ve put together a handy guide outlining why PVC-U/ uPVC doors are an excellent choice for any home.

Published: 31st October 2019

There are lots of things to consider when you’re choosing a new entrance door for your home. One of the first things is to decide whether you want a composite door or a PVC-U (also referred to as uPVC) door. PVC doors are a popular choice for homeowners, but when faced with a decision between the two, one of the most common questions we’re asked is ‘why should I buy a PVC door?’

To help you decide, we’ve put together a handy guide outlining why PVC doors are an excellent choice for any home.

1. PVC doors are cost-effective without compromising on quality

As one of the most versatile door options in the market, PVC doors are highly practical and can be a more affordable alternative to a composite door, whilst boasting all of the style and durability benefits you would expect from a door that protects your home.

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2. PVC doors offer excellent insulation

Protected by Heat Reflective Technology, Hurst PVC doors have a heat reflective skin which, when combined with an extra high-density core, provides excellent insulation. This means your door does more than just look great; it also helps block noise and heat from entering or escaping your home.

3. Hurst PVC doors are fully recyclable too

Manufactured to the highest standards, we’re confident that your Hurst PVC door will stand the test of time. However, if you do want to replace it, you’ll be glad to know that Hurst PVC doors are fully recyclable and feature non-toxic materials, minimising their impact on the environment.

4. PVC doors are available in a wide variety of styles

With a wide range of different styles, colour options, glass designs and furniture options to choose from, we’re confident that we can find the perfect PVC door for your home. The Hurst PVC-U door collection has a variety of door styles that will suit any traditional or contemporary Property. Take a look here.


5. PVC doors are extremely durable

Despite often being more affordable in comparison to a composite door, PVC doors are still extremely durable and hardwearing, providing excellent protection against water ingress and everyday knocks and scratches

6. PVC doors look great and are low maintenance

Worried about keeping your PVC doors clean and well maintained? Worry not! Because of the material they’re made of, uPVC doors require nothing more than the occasional wipe with a lint-free cloth and warm soapy water to get them looking brand new again.


Whether you’ve got an idea of what your perfect door already looks like or you need some extra inspiration, you can check out the full range of PVC doors available from Hurst here.