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How much do aluminium front doors cost? | Factors that can impact cost and how they compare to other options

John Collins - Managing Director

Author: John Collins - Managing Director

Aluminium front doors are a popular choice due to their modern appeal and exceptional strength. If you are considering buying a new aluminium front door, you may be wondering how much you can expect to pay.

Here, we take you through what factors impact the cost of aluminium front doors and the features of Vufold’s aluminium front door range.

How much can you expect to pay for an aluminium front door?

The average cost of aluminium front doors is typically between £1,000 - £4,000, though this depends on the supplier you choose, as well as the design and model. For example – Vufold’s Signature aluminium front doors are priced between £1,379 - £1,719, depending on the model you choose. Find out more about choosing a new aluminium front door here.

An aluminium front door tends to more expensive than other front door materials due to its exceptional durability and strength. Available in many colours in designs, homeowners can find the perfect fit for any property. However, certain factors may impact the cost you will pay for your door.

What can impact the cost of your aluminium front door?

    • Size and design: Larger doors or those with complex designs tend to be more expensive. Custom designs or unique door sizes can also increase the cost due to the additional material and labour required.
    • Customisation options: Customisation options such as colour, hardware selections (such as handles and locks) and additional accessories, such as letterboxes, can significantly impact the price. Read our guide to front door accessories here. The glazing you choose may also impact how much you pay for your door. For example – triple glazed doors are likely to be more expensive than double or single glazed front doors.

Find out more about front door glazing options.

  • Brand and manufacturer: Prices can vary significantly between different brands and manufacturers. Vufold offers competitive prices as well as high-quality materials and products, providing you with complete peace of mind.
  • Energy efficiency and security Doors with higher energy efficiency ratings or advanced security features may cost more upfront but can offer savings in the long run through reduced energy bills or enhanced safety. At Vufold, our aluminium front doors offer U-Values from only 1.2W/m2K, allowing you to enjoy exceptional thermal insulation.

By considering these factors, you can better understand the potential costs involved and make informed decisions that balance your budget with the features and quality you desire.



Our premium quality aluminium entrance doors provide the ideal blend of security, style, and performance. The range includes designs to suit all types of homes. Available made to measure or in standard sizes – these doors will create the perfect entrance to your home.

Vufolds Signiture Range front door - outside view
  • Extensive 10-year manufacturing guarantee.

  • Multi point locking system, 3-star security cylinder and laminated glass as standard.

  • Double glazed.

Shop our Signature aluminium front door range.

What should you look for in a high-quality aluminium front door?

A high-quality aluminium front door will offer excellent durability, security, a large range of design options, and more. Choosing a bespoke supplier means you can choose between a large selection of options, such as accessories, colours, and styles.

It can also be useful to check the supplier’s accreditations and certifications when finding a new aluminium front door supplier. For example, do they have any quality certifications or environmental policies? At Vufold, all aluminium products are made predominantly from recycled aluminium, and all wood products are FSC Certified.

Read our full guide to front door security here.

Another good way to tell whether a door is high-quality is to consider the guarantee of the product. If the door comes with a competitive guarantee, this is a good indicator that the supplier has a lot of trust in the quality and durability of the door.

How do aluminium front door costs compare to other materials of front doors?

While the cost of aluminium doors varies depending on the manufacturer and design features – they are typically more expensive than options such as composite, wood and uPVC doors. This comes down to many factors, including their excellent strength, modern and aesthetic appeal and their impressive durability.

uPVC doors tend to sit at the bottom of the price range; however, it is important to be aware that they often don’t provide the same level of sophistication and durability as materials such as aluminium.

Composite front doors closely follow aluminium front doors in terms of cost, offering a large range of styles and impressive strength. While wooden doors are often lower in price than aluminium front doors, they tend to be more expensive than uPVC doors.

Visit our complete front door range to find out more about the different options available.

Read how aluminium compares to other front doors here.

Vufold’s aluminium front doors

Make a stunning first impression with our eye-catching aluminium front doors. Our doors are available in ultra-modern and traditional designs to complement all styles of home. Offering U-values from 1.2W/m2K, a 10-year manufacturing guarantee and exceptional security, you can benefit from a combination of an eye-catching design as well as practicality. Visit our aluminium front door range to find out more.

Our affordable and transparent pricing and seamless configuration system allow you to install a beautiful, strong, and secure front door in your home within a matter of days. Other benefits of choosing Vufold include:

  • Outstanding thermal efficiency

  • Enhanced security features

  • Easy installation no matter what door type you choose

  • Sleek and stylish door front door range, offering various materials and colours.

Explore Vufold's external front doors to discover the perfect blend of style and efficiency for your entryway.

Frequently asked questions

How do you choose the right aluminium front door?

When selecting your door, consider the style of your property, the design and type of glazing you need and the type of security features you prefer to ensure it meets your requirements. Read how to choose an aluminium front door.

How long do aluminium front doors last?

Aluminium front doors are known for their longevity due to their powder coated frames which provide an extra level of protection against wear and tear. With proper installation and minimal maintenance, they can last for decades without significant wear or degradation, making them a cost-effective choice in the long run.

Can aluminium front doors be customised?

Yes - aluminium doors offer a wide range of customisation options, including sizes, colour options, finishes, and glass types, allowing for a personalised door that reflects your style.

What are the security features of aluminium front doors?

Aluminium front doors are extremely strong and secure; however, bespoke suppliers such as Vufold allow you to choose from a range of security features, such as door handles and other accessories. Vufold’s aluminium residential doors comply with PAS 24 in line with Approved Document Q security standards. They feature multi point locking system, a 3-star security cylinder and laminated glass as standard. You are able to choose between a range of handle options to suit your desired style and to match your other doors. Find out more about choosing aluminium front door accessories here.

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John Collins - Operations Director


John Collins - Managing Director

About John Collins

John has built Vufold into a unique online door and window company and has spent 20 years bringing innovative products and designs to fruition, recognising niches in the market and placing them in the likes of Wickes and Travis Perkins, he started Vufold in order to sell them directly. John founded Vufold and has amassed a wealth of experience in product design and development, and in particular timber-based products

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