Septembers Share & Inspire Winner

A huge thank you to all of those who entered our Share & Inspire competition this month. We’ve had such a variety of Rockdoor composite doors sent in from all over the country, from French Doors to Stable doors, in a whole range of colours including our increasingly popular Anthracite Grey and Chartwell Green.

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Rockdoor Door Designer

As you will have noticed Rockdoor.com has a new and improved look, and to go with it we have also developed an impressive new Door Designer tool, that not only gives the full range of domestic Rockdoors with 13 colours and over 50 glass designs to choose from, but also allows you to upload the image on to your home – it’s never been easier. The new Door Designer allows you to really visualise…

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As recently reported in Liverpool Echo and BBC News, Granby’s Turner Prize Winning Streets have come a long way since they became almost irreparable after the Toexth Riots in 1981. With some residents refusing to leave the area they had grown up in, a few locals set to work painting and planting in an attempt to improve their beloved streets. To the excitement of many locals, the Granby 4 Street…

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English & Irish in Perfect Harmony

A perfect pairing, the Rockdoor English Cottage from the Ultimate Series, working together in perfect harmony with the new up and coming colour - Irish Oak. Rockdoor first launched Irish Oak back in 2012 and is fast becoming a popular choice for homeowners looking for a realistic wood effect composite door, with the all the security features available as standard from Rockdoor. Rockdoor is …

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Rockdoor chosen for Crime Prevention Series

As the UKs leading composite door manufacturer renowned for strength and security, Rockdoor was recently asked to help an elderly couple who sadly became the victims of a burglary whilst they were away on holiday. Their story was featured on the new BBC1 daytime programme called ‘Crime Scene Investigates’ in which Rav Wilding (a former Crime Presenter and Police Officer) and his team undert…

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Irish Oak Rockdoor Composite Doors

Irish Oak coloured Rockdoor composite doors are becoming increasingly popular across the UK, both as a front door and back door, as more and more homeowners choose this stunning new colour to complement their home. The images below show an Elite Series Rockdoor featuring a Summit glass design, and an Elite Series Back Door which was recently installed by a Rockdoor Specialist McDermott Windows.…

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A Cut Above the Rest

Thousands of properties across Lancashire benefit from the security of a Rockdoor composite door, but while the doors protect homes and businesses they can also make it difficult to enable access in emergency situations. While acknowledging the high levels of safety and security against burglary that a Rockdoor affords (both front doors and back doors), Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service also identi…

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Disturbing rise in lock snapping for uPVC Doors.

A recent news article published on the BBC news website has found that lock snapping ‘a technique used to snap a lock barrel in two to gain access to a home’ has accounted for a quarter of all burglaries in West Yorkshire since 2009. Unfortunately this is not ‘new’ news in the replacement door industry, and has been a common reason many homeowners across the UK have upgraded their old u…

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Once upon a time I was a highly desirable symbol of class, good taste and quality. Now I’m a shadow of my former self, unable to compete with the cutting edge technology of composite doors, which combine aesthetics as stunning as mine, with minimal maintenance, fuel efficiency and ultra security. Elegant in my youth, I’m now shabby and self conscious, as I haven’t been given the TLC …

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Deaf ear for burglar alarms

Home burglar alarms are becoming a thing of the past, with more and more people regarding them as noise pollution rather than a burglar deterrent. [caption id="attachment_214" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Burglar Alarm"][/caption] 10 or 20 years ago, if an alarm was heard it would instantly result in neighbours checking the property, or calling the police to check front doors, bac…

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