Move over PVC bi-fold doors, in 2018 it’s all about stylish, black steel framed doors and windows! The traditional variety are generally known to be thermally inefficient and expensive. However, there are many new companies on the market, whose products can be much more thermally efficient and cost effective, and we’ve listed some below to get you started.

 

How much do steel doors and windows cost?

As size and performance requirements affect the cost so greatly, it’s worthwhile getting quotes from different companies. Here are a few of the best to get you started:

 

Fabco Santuary – this company have done some stunning projects – http://www.fabcosanctuary.com/

Duration – these are actually aluminium but they say they are half the price so worth a look! https://www.duration.co.uk/Heritage-Windows.asp

IQ Glass – their Mondrian range is perfect for internal walls and room dividers – https://www.iqglassuk.com/products/mondrian-internal-steel-framed-doors/s14960/

The Green Window Company – have both aluminium and steel versions – http://www.thegreenwindowcompany.co.uk/steel-door-gallery/4561534949

Hedgehog Aluminium – even have bi-folds – https://www.hedgehogaluminium.com/product-types/steel-look-bi-fold-doors/s18664/

Bronze Casements – a similar look, but these guys do it in bronze! https://www.bronzecasements.com/

 

How to get the right look with steel doors and windows

Inspiration from Design for Me architects

 

Corin

Extension project and new build design by Corin, an architect on Design for Me. View his full profile and shortlist him for your project by clicking here or on the images below:

A rear extension using black framed steel doors and skylights

black steel framed windows

 

Steel framed bifold doors with fixed glazing above

Black steel framed windows extension

 

Alexia

House renovation project by Alexia, an architect on Design for Me. View her full profile and shortlist her for your project by clicking here or on the image below:

Interior black steel framed doors between a bedroom and dressing room

Black steel framed doors

 

Interior black steel framed doors between hall and living area

Black steel framed interior door and window

 

Black steel framed skylights over a side return extension

Black steel framed skylights

 

Joao

New build project by Joao, an architect on Design for Me. View his full profile and shortlist him for your project by clicking here or on the image below:

Bifold doors with thin black metal steel frame

black steel framed bi fold doors

 

Ben

Extension project by Ben, an architect on Design for Me. View his full profile and shortlist him for your project by clicking here or on the images below:

Bright, light extension maximising the slim plan of this house using thin framed black steel doors and skylights

Black steel framed skylights and sliding doors

 

Super thin framed black sliding doors

Black steel framed sliding doors black minimal frame

 

Mo

Extension project by Mo, an architect on Design for Me. View her full profile and shortlist her for your project by clicking here or on the images below:

Black steel framed doors to side and rear extension

black steel framed doors extension

 

Karen

Renovation project by Karen, an architect on Design for Me. View her full profile and shortlist her for your project by clicking here or on the images below:

Black steel framed interior doors to kitchen renovation

Interior black steel framed doors

 

Finding the right architect designer for you

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