Renovating an external door

30 Apr 2021
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Hello DIYNot members!

I would like to give the external door I have a new coat of paint, but I am not sure of what material it is made of: it looks like painted metal to me:




What type of door could it be, and what paiting options are available for it?

Thank you in advance!
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Hello, thank you for getting back to me! Here are some more pictures of the door


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Thank you for your prompt response! I have just googled "composite" and I most composite doors that I saw in my brief search had UPVC cover.
Mine, however, appears to reveal metal of some sort in places where the paint is coming off.

I took a magnet and it sticks to both inside and outside of the door! Is it still called 'composite'? What is the procedure for paining such a metal door?
Magnet on the door


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It's a steel faced door possibly made by IG doors, should say on the hinges
It must be one of them, thank you! There was nothing written on hinges, but it's great to know where these doors come from

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