DoorCo Door Brochure - Edition 4 - Flipbook - Page 7
Security - Keeping You Safe
We take security very seriously so we invested some
years ago in a new breed of composite door with
significantly improved security features which stand up
to current and future security standards, including PAS
24 in line with Approved Document Q for new build.
Our door offers a truly appealing finish for the
entrance of any home, with a high definition
smooth or grained GRP outer skin which will look
stunning for years to come. The door offers stability
from the elements with its inner core of LVL encased
with composite stiles and rails for protection against
any water ingress. Our doors usually have a grained
PVC edge to the hinge and lock side in either White,
Chartwell Green, Anthracite Grey, stain or paint finish.
We recommend the use of multipoint locks as
standard (locks should always be engaged so the
The inner core is manufactured from high density
door is not left just on the latch) and security
polyurethane foam, which offers exceptional thermal
hardware including TS007 high security cylinders
efficiency and will help to reduce
and handle combinations and TS008 letterplates.
energy bills in comparison with
On certain styles we would also recommend a
any other door
multipoint slam shut lock with key entry plus security
on the market.
escutcheon, providing a traditional rim latch lock.
Note that slam shut locks should be used
with caution as the operation of these
may not suit certain individuals.
Glass units which comply with Approved
Document Q must contain one pane of
class P1A (EN356) glass, which must be
6.8mm, security laminated. This is available as an
option on glass within our doors at a reasonable
Glass and Glazing Making a Personal Statement
The visual impact of your door is enhanced by the
With our high-performance paint technology and
choice of glass within. Depending on the style, the
two state-of-the-art, in-house paint lines, we can
units will be either a double or triple glazed unit.
offer any colour door which can even complement
the colour options on frames. This provides a
The TriSYS® glazing cassette system is re-glazeable
fantastic choice for the home. In most cases the
and passes PAS 24:2016 security attack tests.
doors come in white as standard on the internal side,
For back door applications, you can even benefit
however, for your own individual requirements we
from an integrated Venetian Blind, incorporating
may be able to offer different or bespoke options, see
child-friendly, unobtrusive finger control and no
our colour ranges on page 14 for more information.