Find your perfect steel look aluminium doors

At aluhome, our bespoke range of steel-look doors, provides patio doors, French doors and even internal door solutions in this iconic Art-Deco or industrial style. Here’s everything you need to know about aluminium doors styled like classic Crittall® or other metal doors, ensuring you get the right look and feel in your home and overall property renovation project.

Inspired by classic metal windows the latest generation of steel look aluminium doors creates several different looks and styles. Heritage, Art-Deco, Industrial, New York, Scandi or Hygge – just some of the terms and designs these doors help create in your home. And for exterior doors, these are some of the most popular.

steel look aluminium doors in Lincolnshire to a country kitchen extension

Information about buying steel look aluminium doors

Whilst you may see the terms Crittall® style, it’s worth remembering, only the genuine steel product gives you exactly the same proportions and design. This is because steel is slimmer, welded and in certain areas looks different too. It’s also significantly more expensive.

Instead, steel look aluminium doors provide a significantly cheaper solution with similar styling features. Aluminium is also different as a material and these products are manufactured differently from steel too. They’re mechanically joined instead of welded as well as being much lighter. Aluminium also gives you more energy-efficient doors typically than steel.

In aluminium, steel look glazing comes in a complete range of products. From exterior patio doors, bifolding or sliding, to aluminium windows, single or double doors and even internal glazing. They’re more affordable, provide a wonderful look in your home, classic yet modern, and are sure to never go out of style.

Above all, whilst aluminium isn’t the genuine steel article, you nonetheless get many of the same features.

  • The popular and highly desirable matt black colour finish
  • A grid-like appearance thanks to slimline horizontal bars in doors and windows
  • Slim and neat sightlines in the industrial look
  • A choice of frame style such as casement, flush casement even putty line appearance .
  • Contemporary or period window furniture such as peg-stays, pear-drop or monkey tail handles.

How to choose your steel look aluminium doors correctly

Only aluminium windows and French doors come as dedicated steel look systems. Single or double doors, French doors with sidelights and all types of aluminium windows are specifically created in the steel look.

Bifolding and sliding doors don’t yet come in this style. Instead we design these based on our existing slimline products. Then the same slimline bars are applied giving that attractive grid-like pattern.

So it’s the single or French doors you need to take care with as some installers still use basic doors with applied bars. Our doors aren’t the same. They are far more authentic in appearance.

steel look aluminium doors in a modern kitchen

Steel look hinged aluminium doors

The steel look hinged door remains the most popular design. These feature the slimline bars, the thicker lockplate behind the handles as well as a choice of door handles in period styles and colours.

Another option with these doors is the option of a deeper bottom rail – again something you’ll find in the original steel product.

You can use these doors as exterior doors, interior room dividers, a porch door and even as a new type of door to your living room.

All our doors come expertly designed and crafted with exactly the right appearance and our professional installation.

solarlux steel-look doors

Bifolding Doors in the steel-look

When you want steel look aluminium doors with a folding sliding action, we’ve got some of the best solutions on the market.

The key feature here is the mullion sightlines of the bifold and we’ve got three products that look stunning with the applied bars.

Our Solarlux product is our slimmest with 99mm sightlines.

The Origin OB-49 sits in the middle with 110mm mullions.

Slightly thicker but one of the best bifolds for engineering is Schuco.

These three bifolds are all available in the steel look using slimline glazing bars and the matt black finish. Of course, other colours are available too.

Slim bars, neat handles and thin sightlines. This is what you need to look out for with folding sliding doors.

Interior steel look doors and screens

Don’t forget you can use these doors inside the home too and the design and specification is broadly the same as the exterior systems. Slim, elegant and very poopular for dividing two rooms with an altogether different product from regular wood doors.

For internal hinged doors, single or double, with or without side panels, you can even have no threshold at all letting your flooring run continuously through the door set and with no step-over.

The best steel look aluminium doors transforming your home

At aluhome, we provide inspired, refined and bespoke aluminium and PVCu glazing solutions for all types of homes. These steel-look doors come with our professional installation and quality guarantee. 

Every one of our products is carefully chosen for its manufacturing and brand quality, made only by the UK’s best manufacturers. 

Contact us today, discuss your project requirements with us and let us help you transform your home. Our aluminium showroomshowcases our entire range with a large range of latest generation products to inspire you.

Some of the images on our website illustrate how products may look and are indicative. Please contact us for current product details and specifications.

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Charles Twort
Charles Twort
17:28 15 Oct 21
What a fantastic company! I had been searching for a specific configuration of interior and exterior doors and windows... and was struggling to find them. Then, by accident I came across Tim's company. From the moment we started to communicated I knew who I wanted to work with. Tim's techncial advice from choosing the right solutions, through to how to manage the site build requirements was second to none. The professionalism of his surveying and installers teams, didn't let me down in any department. Always professional, courteous, and tidy, while at the same time a pleasure to work more
Carl Amess
Carl Amess
14:05 07 Oct 21
Exceptional company to purchase from, small enough to care but large enough to supply the sliding doors in a... configuration we couldn't find anywhere else. Frame rebate was one of the smallest we could find with 3 extremely large doors that did not need to be fixed in any specific position when open. We can know look out on our back garden and barely notice the doors. Tim and Anita are both Amazing and so are the guys that fit the Doors. Very happy to recommend!!read more
09:03 06 Oct 21
A completely: professional, knowledgeable, courteous team at Aluhome that we would wholeheartedly recommend.Customer... service from start to finish has been exemplary.We would strongly recommend anyone who is in the market for new bi-folds to visit the showroom. As with other reviewers, it would have saved us an enormous amount of time.We would emphasis the whole team, as from start to finish we have had a seamless experience.Our install was not without it’s technical challenges. Solutions offered up by other suppliers did not match our desires. Tim listened and took the time to understand what we ultimately were looking for. Combined with Aaron, they have provided a superb solution that matches our brief perfectly.Manufacturing timescales were explained and the forecasted install date was achieved as smooth as could be wished for.The install was also seamless. Aaron and the install team were again: professional, polite and took great pride in their work.We are now the proud owners of two sets of high-end, beautiful bi-folds, provided at a competitive price. We have worked with a truly professional company and are thankful we placed our trust in Aluhome as it has been completely repaid.Mike and Debbieread more
Anthony Holmes
Anthony Holmes
22:18 19 Aug 21
Thanks to ‘Aluhome’ for first class (well Informed) advice with regard to the suitability of replacing our existing ... French doors with a Less obtrusive Aluminium framed Sliding Door system.What a difference! - the views into our garden now they are clear of window frame obstructions is delightful. This coupled with more natural light to the interior, is another bonus.The installation was carried out by fitters who clearly knew their trade and with the minimum of inconvenience to us.We are happy to report that the finished job from appearance, practicality and quality, exceeded our more
Beth Loder
Beth Loder
08:39 28 Jul 21
Tim and his amazing team have been a godsend during our extension project. His advice and friendly chats together with... his highly experienced team of surveyors and fitters made the whole experience simple and hassle free. What he doesn’t know about his products isn’t worth knowing and we came away from the showroom feeling knowledgeable and that we’d made a great informed product choice. A big thank you to the whole team, and I promise once the garden's done and the kitchen's in we will update our photos which currently I’m almost embarrassed to upload as they don’t do the bifolds justice at all! We love them, the light is amazing, thanks again Tim & Team!read more
rick davies
rick davies
13:07 24 Jul 21
Based on our recent experiences, we are happy to recommend aluhome. During a visit to their office and display room Tim... was able to give a comprehensive description and assessment of all aspects of the door and windows we were thinking of installing (replacing 25 year old wood framed patio doors and windows). The timing of delivery and installation was as predicted. The cost was more competitive than similar offers. The installation team were on time, friendly, competent and efficient. And they left the patio area as clean as it was beforehand. And we are now very pleased with our new patio door&window. Best wishes, Rick and Moread more
Lorna Kavanagh
Lorna Kavanagh
18:25 23 Jul 21
A quick and professional job, from an experienced team who care. Tim took the time to understand the project and... budget, you just can't beat face to face customer service. Aaron and Terry were reassuring and informative at every step and the install went very smooth. I always felt like I was in good hands and nothing would be a problem. Thank you guys, I'll raise a glass as I enjoy my new view!read more
Emma Price
Emma Price
11:27 19 Jul 21
We used AluHome to design and fit steel-look replacement french doors and windows at the back of our house in central... Stamford. Tim and the team at AluHome have been outstanding all the way through the process. They took time to understand our requirements and communication has been exceptional throughout. There were no delays, the doors look wonderful and the installation team were prompt, knowledgeable and paid a high level of attention of detail. There is no need to look elsewhere, we strongly recommend Tim and the more
Claire Gaunt
Claire Gaunt
21:27 12 Jun 21
Highly recommend.After searching the internet high and low for information about sliding doors, Aluhome were able to... provide all the information I needed. From my first phone call I felt confident that they were the company I wanted to use.From start to finish the service has been second to more
Mike Farrah
Mike Farrah
17:10 29 May 21
Great experience from start to finish. Tim was extremely helpful in assisting us with the initial enquiry for French... doors and windows that needed a specific “U” grade for building regs. He invited us to the the showroom and gave us a thorough walk through of the products. The quality of the product is second to none. Aaron - in charge of fitting- worked closely with our builder in terms of planning and measuring as well as giving some on site advice and recommendations.The provision and installation was on time with no issues and very professional.The French Doors now form the focal point of our kitchen extension and have really made the project.We highly recommend Tim and Aluhome!read more
michael dunford
michael dunford
09:13 22 May 21
We are delighted with our new front door from Aluhome. Tim and his team were a pleasure to deal with throughout.
Kevin Riley
Kevin Riley
19:56 10 May 21
A big thank you to Aluhome and all their team. Fantastic service from the moment we contacted on a Sunday. From the... solving of an issue we had (large opening and our wish to have 3 leaf), with doors new to the market and the overall quality of service and product. The 2 x bifolds and back door are excellent and we are delighted. The attention to detail throughout is amazing. Thank you!read more
Jill Dent
Jill Dent
08:51 04 May 21
We visited Auhome to help choose doors for our new extension. We met Tim who was very helpful and extremely... knowledgeable and offered useful information to help me decide between sliders or bi folds. The showroom has a good choice of doors which again helped with our decision. I am delighted with the Sunflex sliders we chose, they completely make our room, great quality and fitted expertly by the team. Thank you Tim and all at Aluhome in Stamford. I would thoroughly recommend more
Carrie Armitage
Carrie Armitage
09:54 21 Apr 21
Extraordinarily good looking aluminium windows; excellent service; fantastic fitters who were punctual, tidy and did a... great job. Highly recommended and a great personal service from more
Stuart Bailey
Stuart Bailey
10:49 10 Apr 21
We had decided to replace our old UPVC french doors with aluminium doors and had already researched different brands.... Having decided that Origin was the right product for our house, we approached Aluhome for a quotation. From that point onwards the whole process was quick and efficient. We met Tim at the showroom in Stamford who gave us excellent advice on options for glazing bars, handles etc.etc.We were happy with the price and delivery was much quicker than we had expected with good communication throughout.Fitters Aaron and Terry were a pleasure to deal with where nothing was too much trouble. They were careful and tidy at each stage and had all of the right tools and equipment to do a good job.Any issues during the installation were dealt with professionally and quickly to our satisfaction.Overall a really good experience and well pleased with the more
Simone Lynch
Simone Lynch
13:56 25 Mar 21
A warm welcome at the showroom in Stamford which has a range of products on show. We were shown the options available... to us as we were looking to buy bifold doors. We were advised on what would suit us best and the various options available as regards colour, handle options etc. They were fitted very quickly and although we had a couple of issues they were dealt with quickly and efficiently by Tim. Very pleased with our doors and the service from Tim and his fitters. Would more
Joy Bates
Joy Bates
10:08 23 Mar 21
AluHome fitted all new windows, including two sliding doors to our unusual 1960's house.Response to our initial... contact was very prompt and we decided to visit their fabulous showroom in Stamford where we were made very welcome and received excellent technical advice, helping us to make our final decision.Communication has been brilliant throughout with Tim the owner. The fitters Aaron and Terry were a pleasure to deal with - nothing was too much trouble. We had some issues due to the quirky nature of our house but these were dealt with efficiently and without fuss.We are very happy with our windows - the transformation is amazing.Thank you team AluHome!read more
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Published on October 1, 2021