Composite Doors Continue To Perform in 2018
Market research has said that the composite door will see much more growth through 2022. According to the door market for entrance doors, composite doors are now accountable for over 54% of the door market. Furthermore, the total shares have risen by 56% by the installed value with the inclusion of uPVC doors. The door market in 2017 forecast a 9% increase volume to 759,000 doors. Furthermore, this increase in volume contributed to the 8.0% increase in the entrance door market, homeowners moving from uPVC doors to composite doors is inflating installation prices.
Composite Vs uPVC Market Performance
Despite the current growth of composite doors in 2017 and to come, uPVC doors still remain the second biggest material on the market for external front and backdoors. uPVC accounts for up to 25% of the total market volume and an installation value of 24%. This included uPVC doors seeing a 0.7% growth last year to 351,000 doors.
Timber Doors Market Performance
Timber doors accounted for up to 16% in volume and around 15% for installation value. This, however, included a 25% decrease in sales and volumes to just 228,000 doors.
Steal Doors Market Performance
Steal doors faced a fall of up to 12% in 2016 to around 40,000 doors. Majority of sales were supplied into new builds and new buildings.