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Why choose Direct Trade Windows for your steel-look door project?

27 February 2024 | General

Steel lookbifold doors in classic style extension with chandelier

With over two decades of experience, Direct Trade Windows is a premium manufacturer and installer of steel-look doors and windows. Partnering with leading brands such as Smart and Cortizo, we ensure quality performance and aesthetics for your steel-look door project.

We offer various styles of steel-look doors, including sliding doors, pocket doors, bi-fold doors, front doors and internal doors.

We also offer other steel-look products such as windows and internal screens, enabling a cohesive aesthetic for your entire home.

Choose Direct Trade Windows for your steel-look door project and benefit from our streamlined manufacturing process and dedicated customer support.

Your one-stop shop for your steel-look door project

Dreaming of transforming your home with sleek, modern steel-look doors? Look no further than Direct Trade Windows for that authentic industrial steel look.

We’re your one-stop shop for premium steel-look doors that bring both style and functionality to your living space. But why choose us for your project? Let’s delve into the reasons why we’re the perfect partner for your steel-look project.

What are steel look doors?

Before we dive in, let’s quickly address the “steel-look” part. While they offer the industrial aesthetics of traditional steel doors, our doors are crafted from high-grade aluminium frames. This makes them lighter, more manageable, and easier to maintain, all while retaining the sought-after steel look.

Steel-Look: A trend sweeping the UK

The trend towards steel-look doors has exploded across the UK in recent years, and for good reason. Homeowners are increasingly drawn to their unique blend of industrial-chic aesthetics and modern functionality. This surge in popularity isn’t just a fleeting fad; it’s driven by several factors that resonate deeply with today’s design sensibilities.

Modern dining space with rich wooden textures and sleek design elements. On the left, a wall of wood panelling houses built-in stainless steel appliances. The room is divided by a black metal grid screen, providing a semi-open view into the adjoining room furnished with mid-century modern chairs and a side table. A wooden dining table is centred in the foreground, accompanied by two stylish black chairs with intricate backrest designs. Above the table hangs a contemporary black pendant light. The space is well-lit, with natural light coming from the large sliding glass doors to the left, and the flooring is a light wood, contributing to the room's open and airy feel.

Versatile style

Steel-look doors seamlessly integrate with various architectural styles, from traditional cottages to contemporary builds. Their minimalist design adds a touch of sophistication and transforms any space.

Light and openness

Slim sightlines and large glass panels flood interiors with natural light, creating a bright and airy feel. This is particularly desirable in the UK, where maximising natural light is a constant pursuit.

Indoor-outdoor connection

Bi-fold doors create a seamless transition between living spaces and gardens, blurring the lines between indoors and outdoors. This is perfect for the growing trend of embracing outdoor living and entertaining.

Durability and performance

High-grade aluminium construction ensures these doors are built to withstand the unpredictable UK weather. Additionally, advanced thermal technology guarantees excellent energy efficiency, keeping your home comfortable and reducing heating bills.

With their undeniable charm and practical benefits, it’s no wonder steel-look doors are captivating homeowners across the UK. They offer a unique design element that enhances both the aesthetics and functionality of any home, adding lasting value and timeless appeal.

Variety to match your vision

At Direct Trade Windows, we understand that one size (or style) doesn’t fit all. That’s why we offer a diverse range of steel-look doors to suit your individual needs and preferences:

Steel look interior doors

  • Steel-look aluminium doors: Add a touch of industrial chic to your entrance with our stylish single or double doors. Choose from over 20 elegant designs and a variety of colours to complement your home’s architecture.
  • Steel-look aluminium bi-fold doors: Open up your living space and seamlessly connect your indoors to the outdoors with our stunning bifold doors. Available in 2, 3, 4, and 6 panel configurations, they boast elegant lines, slim sightlines and exceptional thermal efficiency, creating a light-filled and inviting atmosphere.
  • Steel-look aluminium internal screens: Divide spaces with modern flair using our internal screens. They offer a lightweight and unobtrusive internal doors solution, perfect for creating open-plan living while maintaining privacy.

How do our steel-look doors perform?

Our doors aren’t just about aesthetics; they’re built to perform.

  • Energy efficiency: Thanks to innovative thermal break technology, our doors deliver exceptional thermal performance, reducing heat loss and keeping your home warm in winter and cool in summer. This translates to lower energy bills and a more comfortable living environment.
  • Durability: Crafted from high-quality aluminium, our doors are built to withstand the elements and everyday wear and tear, ensuring long-lasting beauty and functionality.
  • Security :Enjoy peace of mind knowing your home is secure with our robust doors and multi-point locking systems.

Cohesion is key: Matching your steel-look doors with windows

Bright teal steel look window

The magic of steel-look doors truly unfolds when they’re part of a cohesive design flow. At Direct Trade Windows, we understand that creating a consistent aesthetic throughout your home is crucial. That’s why we offer a stunning range of steel-look aluminium windows that perfectly complement our doors, ensuring a seamless and visually unified look.

Our window range caters to various needs and spaces. Choose from:

  • Aluminium casement windows: These classic options offer side-opening functionality and a timeless aesthetic that replicates the slim frames of real steel windows.
  • Aluminium tilt and turn windows: Ideal for easy cleaning and ventilation, with the added benefit of tilting inwards for a secure yet airy feel.
  • Aluminium vertical sliding sash windows: Vertical sliding sash windows are commonly used in heritage and conservation areas, and are a great addition for properties designed with Georgian and Victorian architecture.

Choose Direct Trade Windows as your project partners

We go beyond simply selling doors. Our team of experts is here to guide you through every step of the process, from initial consultation and product selection to professional installation.

Visit our showroom

Pay a visit to one of our showrooms to get a real feel of our products.

Brighton show home

At Direct Trade Windows, we have a factory showroom at our premises in Slough, and a state-of-the-art show home in Brighton, where you can see a wide range of our products in real life.

  • View our wide range of steel-look windows and doors in real life and in situ
  • Experience the smooth functionality and sleek appearance of our windows and doors
  • Find inspiration for your next home improvement
  • Get advice on the right products to suit your requirements
  • Enjoy excellent service from our skilled and knowledgeable team

Ready to embrace the steel-look difference?

Transform your home with the elegance and functionality of steel-look doors from Direct Trade Windows. Contact us today for a free consultation and let’s discuss how we can bring your vision to life!

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