5 Advantages of Aluminium Shop Fronts

5 Advantages of Aluminium Shop Fronts

We already talked about it here, but it’s always good to have in mind how important it is to have a good shop front. This is an element that can increase the attraction of new customers to your business and be responsible for part of your growth in sales, so it’s vital that you choose carefully the best one for your business.

This is where aluminium shop fronts come to mind: they are a very popular choice among big and small brands. Here are five reasons for all this success.

Aluminium shopfronts are very durable

Although its lightweight material, aluminium shop fronts are made out of strong metal and toughened glass, one of the toughest in the market. These elements combined add to the safety of your store since it will be harder to break in.

Also, aluminium shop fronts are designed to endure extreme weather conditions, such as heavy winds, low temperatures or pouring rain, without cracking. So, any businesses that have outdoor areas (such as hotels or restaurants) or are located in open-air spaces can be benefited from this characteristic.

Last but not least, aluminium shop fronts are corrosion-resistant, which makes them a real investment for those who don’t want to spend much more money with maintenance.

Aluminium shopfronts are affordable

You’d think all this resistance and weather endurance would come with a cost, right? But the fact is that aluminium is a resource easy to find, so it’s actually really affordable in comparison with other possibilities to your shop front.

The lower prices allow your brand to have extra cash in hands to invest in a bolder shop front design or any other asset that’s going to make your store stand out.

They’re sustainable

Aluminium shopfronts are very eco-friendly because they can be fully recycled and turned into a new shop front without ever losing its resistance. This feature is especially important for brands that have sustainability as one of their values.

Aluminium shopfronts are customisable

Despite being very resistant, aluminium is a material that is easy to shape and design. So, your aluminium shop fronts can be as innovative as you need to match your brand’s style guide. 

Also, its very structure is customisable as well, since aluminium shop fronts can either be paired with manual swing doors or fully automated ones. As for the glass panels, you may also choose between a variety of glazing options and features, like temperature controlling systems, for example. This way your aluminium shop fronts can completely adapt to your business’ needs.

In Huxley & Co, we make sure your shop front is as versatile as possible. So, we can create tailor-made aluminium shop fronts with all the personal touches your brand needs. This means not only being able to change the shop front structure itself but also changing its design into over 200 different colours, so it suits your brand’s palette and visual identity perfectly.

They isolate one area from another 

If your store is placed in a very busy shopping centre you may want to offer some shelter from the noise to your customers, right? Or maybe if your store’s entrance is placed towards a street, you may want to prevent chilly winds from coming in.

The good news is aluminium shopfronts help you with this isolation. When your shop front door is closed, it almost seals your store, making sure weather and noises are not an issue.

Now that you know all the advantages of choosing aluminium shop fronts, get in touch with Huxley & Co‘s team of specialists to talk about shop fronts, doors and glazing systems or email us for a free quotation.