Emplas has simplified its patio door pricing structure with easy upgrades from standard to Secured by Design specifications.
As PatioMaster Anglia, Emplas supplies one of the industry’s most technically advanced patio systems as standard.
It’s now simplified patio door pricing with an additional £100 plus VAT per sash on Secured by Design specifications, regardless of size or colour.
“We continue to see good volume sales of patio doors and there’s clearly an opportunity there for installers to up-sell to an SBD specification”, explained John Leary, Sales and Marketing Director, Emplas.
“Knowing what they normally pay for a standard door and then simply building in an additional £100 per sash, makes it much simpler to price an SBD door effectively, get your margins right and make a profit. And you can do it there and then because you know your costs.”
Initially available in a two pane option, and in as little as a five-day turnaround on standard orders, the PatioMaster inline sliding door has been designed to deliver slim and sleek sightlines.
Enhanced SBD security features include the addition of two patio interlock bolts which lock the sliding panel to the fixed frame and which mean that would-be burglars cannot force the door apart.
It also features a full width security head rail, which runs across the full width of the top opening panel and a full height security keep rail, designed to strengthen the sliding sash at the corners.
SBD door hardware including anti-bump cylinder and a PAS24 handle, fully tested to withstand three minutes of manual attack.
This is in addition to standard security features. This includes a multi-point lock with 6 hook opposing action and an inbuilt anti-lift system. This is combined with reinforced profile and high-performance hardware.
This means that the standard inline sliding door offer from PatioMaster meets rigorous security criteria and comes complete with a 10-year product guarantee against wear and tear rather than just break-in.
Standard and SBD specifications also include a multi-chamber 60mm sash and a slim stepped 86mm outer frame designed to reduce plaster cutback, plus low threshold options. Again, both systems are also available in 19 different colour and woodgrain foiled finish options.
The tracking system uses steel tandem rollers cycle tested to 103,000 cycles, and a tracking section manufactured from stainless steel.
“Reliability is a huge value to our trade customers, which is why we have supplied the PatioMaster door for so long. They can sell it, fit it and forget it. That quality and performance is critical. Call backs and problems can simply blow away margin”, said John.
“Secured by Design gives end users an added assurance that the product that they are purchasing performs to the highest security standard. That gives them peace of mind and those companies who make the investment in SBD a strong sales platform”, he concluded.