Help.. French doors.. uPVC or hardwood

30 Nov 2011
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United Kingdom
Currently have 5ft uPVC french doors at the back of the house. These are probably 15 years old now and were forced in a burglary recently. Didn't realise just how insecure they were!

Now looking for a replacement, for max security should I be going for uPVC (are these much more secure to being forced now?) or hardwood?

Obviously wood is much more expensive, but if they're going to be much more secure then that's fine (they do look better anyway).

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plastic doors are fundamentally insecure. They are festooned with multi-point locks and hooks in a vain attempt to overcome that, or at least make the buyer think it has been overcome.

the Eurocylinder is not as secure as a 5-lever BS mortice deadbolt with mortice rackbolts top and bottom in a wooden door.
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