Dale External Contemporary Doors - High performance - High Quality
With a Dale Contemporary front door you can make a bold statement that really gives a property a stand out edge.
These distinctive, sharp designs will truly complement a modern property design or add a touch of individuality and flair to a traditional home.
Stylish, clean and smart, each of the designs make a striking impression giving the option of a solid timber version with the Chichester, through glazed panels with the Warwick, Teddington and Ruxley and almost fully glazed with the Henley.
Available in a huge choice of colours to give a tailored, individual look, choose from hundreds of RAL colours or have a colour match to well known paint brands. There is also the option to have one colour choice on the outside while having a different shade on the inside, meaning you can be as bold or restrained as you like on either side to suit interior décor or outdoor style.
Personalisation opportunities don't stop there either; choose from a range of smart, robust ironmongery in a stainless steel finish for a slick appearance and why not have your house number or name etched into a glazed panel.
There's nothing quite like coming home to a solid timber front door and this range of contemporary styles not only look stunning but feel and operate as you'd expect too - sturdy, beautifully-made and smooth.
Manufactured from engineered, multi-layered timber and fully factory finished they will provide many years of trouble free use with very little maintenance required. Best of all, they'll withstand all weather conditions with no need for a canopy to protect them - engineered timber means there is no warping, swelling or twisting in damp or wet conditions so they'll operate just the same throughout the good and the bad weather.
Environmental impact of wooden windows and doors
Wooden windows and doors are a good choice for the environment, they are biodegradable and absorb CO2 from the atmosphere.
In recent studies researchers have found that when properly protected with paint or woodstain, timber windows last twice as long as PVCu. Reducing the number of windows that become landfill is good for the planet and they sport top-end, performance double glazing; ensuring that any loss of energy is further minimised - keeping heat inside the home where it is most beneficial.
Multi-layered timber is produced by joining wood sections together to create one piece of timber which is strong and very durable. This use of wood sections means that just the knots can be cut out whilst the remainder of the wood is used. The knot free multi-layered timber that is left is a fantastically strong material, more of the wood is used and waste is reduced even further.
The longevity of the door, or window, requires a thorough application of paint or woodstain to protect the wood from contact from any moisture. Our environmentally friendly water-based paints and stains contain no solvents and are spray applied before assembly. This delivers the most thorough protection for a low maintenance lifetime.
Our timber windows are a great choice for people who want to help lessen their impact on the planet, we only use sustainable European Redwood timber as standard in all our windows and doors.
The use of European Redwood fulfills several requirements, it is easily grown and grows with few knots, the wood itself is naturally water resistant and the tree grows beautifully straight - making it easy to process with little waste. It provides a steady supply of wood for all uses - it has been used for construction purposes for many years.
Dale Windows endorses FSC, the Forestry Stewardship Council, a not-for-profit non-government organization created to promote responsible management of the worlds forests. They actively seek to make all wood fully traceable and change is happening. Their promotion explains why there is a need for full chain of custody - to safeguard the forests of our planet, with wood only sold from sustainable forests, rare species might be saved and deforestation slowed.