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Can all over brown uPVC doors expand in excess heat?

Discussion in 'Windows and Doors' started by fluff29, 19 Jan 2005.

  1. fluff29

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    I am looking at getting brown uPVC doors for front and back door. I was told by an installer that a brown outside door, with the inside part white would not expand with heat. But there is always a possibility that a door which is brown on both sides can sometimes expand when hot. Was told that it is possible that door may not shut, once opened. I have dealt with this company before and I trust the guy but I have never heard of this before. Can anyone shed any light on it. Thanks
     
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    Very true, I have one on the side of my property and the bottom panel is slightly bent and the top window beading have a gap. You have been given a very good advice. Bearing in mind my door is a very dark teak colour.
     
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    All plastic doors and windows expand when hot.

    Stick with wood, lasts longer, less damaging to the environment, looks prettier, and easier to manage.
     
  5. beth

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    I had UPVC windows and doors installed at a cost of £12500.
    They are CR Smith, Lorimer range, and are coloured light oak.
    After two years they all faded badly. I received some compensation, but still have the rubbish windows to look at every day.
    If I were to do it all again I would go for Hardwood instead of UPVC.
     
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    Fluff...Can you point me at where you getting brown door from, as I am after a brown door, inside & out to be brown.
     
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