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Choosing a modern aluminium front door | Features to look for and the benefits of choosing aluminium

John Collins - Managing Director

Author: John Collins - Managing Director

Owning a sleek and minimalistic front door has become an increasingly popular trend among UK homeowners. When Vufold asked Brits about their preferred front door aesthetic, over 45 percent of respondents answered that they prefer a “minimalistic and classic” door. But what do you look for in a modern front door, and what are the benefits of choosing aluminium?

Find out more about what aspects to look for in a modern aluminium front door.

What are the features of modern aluminium front doors?

Choosing a high-quality, contemporary material such as aluminium can help you to achieve a modern, sleek aesthetic for your door. Additionally, a simple, unfussy design is ideal for achieving a minimalistic style for your property. The following tips can also ensure you achieve a modern, sleek aluminium front door for your home:

Choose a simplistic, classic colour

Recent research by Vufold found that 30 percent of UK homeowners feel that simple yet timeless front door colours such as black and white are currently the most on-trend and sought-after. Modern front door colours typically include simple, classic colours such as grey, white and black, as they are extremely versatile and can suit most types of properties. At Vufold, we offer dual colour options of black and white, and white and grey.

Find out more about choosing a black aluminium front door here.

Opt for lots of glazing for an ultra-modern style

Modern front doors with glazing enhance natural light intake and provide a simple yet aesthetic element to your home. Rather than choosing a busy panel design with a small glazed window – choose lots of glazing to bring the outside in. Read our full guide to choosing a type of front door glazing.

Find a minimalistic panel design

Vufold's modern aluminium front doors boast sleek minimalistic designs, aligning with contemporary architectural trends. The understated detailing contributes to a sophisticated and timeless aesthetic. For example, our Designer front door range offers contemporary panels that can make a modern statement:

A premium quality Vufold front door

Our premium quality designer door range blends performance and beauty to deliver an elegant entrance to any home. Manufactured by expert craftsmen to provide a beautiful high security and high-performance solution for your home, our contemporary doors offer exceptional quality.

Shop our Designer Front Door range here.

Pay attention to detail and choose contemporary and sleek accessories If you are choosing accessories for a modern front door – think sleek hardware and opt for colours such as silver and black to make a trendy, minimalistic statement. From door handles and knobs to door knockers and letterboxes, select pieces that align with your modern panel design. The hardware's finish should also complement the door's colour for a cohesive appearance. Find out more about choosing hardware for front doors here.

Why choose aluminium front doors from Vufold?

Innovative security features

Vufold prioritises your safety with state-of-the-art security measures, surpassing industry standards. You can choose from a range of durable yet stylish hardware and accessory options. Read more about choosing front door hardware here.

Tailored design options

With Vufold, you can personalise your front door to match your unique style and enhance your home's curb appeal. This includes the colour of your front door, your panel design, accessories, and more.

Exceptional energy efficiency

Vufold front doors are designed with energy efficiency in mind, contributing to a more sustainable and cost-effective home.

Leading guarantees

Our aluminium front doors come with a 10-year manufacturing guarantee. Find out more about the guarantees you can expect from our doors here.

Are you choosing a new front door design? Read our complete guide to choosing a new front door here.

Vufold’s Signature Front Door range

Vufolds Signiture Range front door - outside view

Offering style, security and great value, our signature aluminium front doors are designed for the modern family. Virtually maintenance free, thermally efficient, and available in a range of styles and designs to suit any home.

Shop our Signature aluminium front door range.

Vufold’s aluminium front doors

Make a stunning first impression with our aluminium composite 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.

Frequently asked questions

What are the advantages of choosing a modern aluminium front door?

Modern aluminium front doors offer a winning combination of durability, sleek aesthetics, and energy efficiency. The lightweight yet sturdy aluminium construction ensures longevity, while the modern design options provide a contemporary touch to your home. Additionally, aluminium doors are resistant to corrosion and require minimal maintenance.

How do modern aluminium front doors enhance home security?

Modern aluminium front doors are equipped with advanced security features. The inherent strength of aluminium, coupled with robust locking mechanisms, provides a reliable barrier against intruders.

Are modern aluminium front doors energy efficient?

Yes - modern aluminium front doors often feature thermal breaks and insulation, contributing to energy efficiency. This not only helps regulate indoor temperatures but also reduces energy costs. Look for doors with high energy efficiency ratings, ensuring your entrance is both stylish and eco-friendly. Read our guide to choosing the most energy efficient front door here.

What design options are available for modern aluminium front doors?

Modern aluminium front doors come in a diverse range of designs to complement various architectural styles. From sleek and minimalist profiles to bold statement pieces, you can choose finishes, colours, and patterns that align with your design preferences. Some doors, such as Vufold front doors, even offer customisable options for a truly unique entrance.

Visit our range of aluminium front doors to make a statement today.

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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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