Need a new security door? Here’s how to choose the best security door for your property


It’s a frightening statistic, but did you know that around 70% of burglars gain entry to a property through the front door itself? And, once inside, all it takes is a matter of minutes for the intruder to turn your home upside down and create chaos and misery. So, what is the best way to beat them and prevent a burglary in the first place? Here at Secure House, we know exactly what to do. You need to install the best security door you possibly can!

Security doors are way more than just a simple accessory or item of external home décor; they serve multiple purposes. The best security door is a steel security door which is timber clad and doesn’t stand out, rather it blends in with the area and is heritage friendly.

We can even create replica doors for use in conservation areas if you need to retain a specific aesthetic and meet planning regulations. Irrespective of where you live, however, the best security will protect your home from intruders and they’ll be insulated, weather-tight, air-tight, and soundproof to keep you and your loved ones safe and cosy inside whatever the weather. Plus, they’ll also look fantastic and offer real kerb-appeal to complement and add value to your house should you ever wish to sell it. Buyers will also be impressed that a high-quality security door is part of the overall home buying package.

First of all, once you have an idea of the type of door you’d like for your property, we will always advocate approaching only recommended and highly reputable security door and window specialists and suppliers. Those who are market leaders in their field and have specific security door experience are the businesses you should look out for when you’re looking on the Internet. Companies like this will be able to offer you a wide range of products to suit your individual budget and requirements as well as being able to help you decide on a high-quality security door that will provide not only safety, security, and peace of mind but will also keep you and your family warm during the colder months here in the UK.


Secondly, look for a door that you feel represents excellent value for money, ticks all the boxes you require as a homeowner, have a good security level, soundproofing, and thermal transmittance. Aesthetics are easy to achieve and any company you decide to work with should be in a position to offer you a wide variety of colors and finishes plus the option of a bespoke design and a choice of door furniture to complete the project. You can also request a security door that is fire resistant for up to 60 minutes (an FD60 door) and/or smoke resistant should you require it as an extra safety precaution for your home.

Finally, you don’t think that you will have to make do with an ‘off-the-shelf’ door. Source a company that provides made to measure, truly bespoke security doors with unlimited design, color and finish possibilities. Furthermore, don’t forget you can choose from the single, double, side, and/or upper panels, inswing or outswing, to create a security door that is unique to your home.

When it comes down to choosing the very best security door for your home, whatever you do, don’t settle for anything less than perfection.
If you’d like any further advice or to arrange a free site visit, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 0207 8594207 or email