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  • Veneer Snobs Take Note. Introducing Paulownia.

    Solid wood doors are considered to be the top of the tree, pun intended, when it comes to choosing the best build for hard wearing, stylish doors. However, discounting veneered doors is to discount any consideration for what materials the door may be constructed of behind the veneer.

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  • How To Hang A Door

    Hanging a door is quite straight forward, but getting it wrong will cause a lot of problems when using the door forever after. Large gaps between the door and frame will allow drafts when shut but a fit that’s too tight will prevent it shutting at all or will cause it to stick when closed. And if it isn’t lined up properly the door will not latch or lock properly so it’s a job worth getting right first time.

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  • Fire Doors – Who Needs Fire Doors?

    Doors are constructed of many different materials and methods these days and so will burn at different rates. Therefore they will provide different levels of protection against the spread of fire but what the consumer needs when purchasing fire safety products is reliable consistency. Something that can give the purchaser peace of mind that the label boasting a products safety credentials is something rigorously tested, meticulously enforced and therefore worth having. With this in mind there was a need for the authorities to regulate and certificate different doors regarding their fire protection properties. They needed to apply minimum standards for the branding of fire resistant doors as part of UK building regulations to reduce the confusion for consumers and building managers. Continue reading

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  • Engineered Internal Doors

    When comparing engineered internal doors with solid oak internal doors, it can be seen that there are advantages and disadvantages to both. Engineered internal doors have come on greatly in recent years

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  • Interior Pine Doors: All About Pine

    There are several types of wood to choose from for your interior doors. The most common being Oak and Pine. Here we are going to offer a guide to Pine wood, its qualities and how it has become so popular across the world as a reliable, hard wearing and attractive material for doors.

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  • What About Folding Interior Doors?

    During the the 1990's an interior design revolution was kick started and it wasn't Laurence Llwellyn-Bowen's patent leather Chelsea boots that got it moving. It was money. The property boom showed even the owners of modest terraced houses that their bricks and mortar was an investment that was going to pay dividends at a quicker rate than at any time since the second world war. Many interior designers were inspired to improve their pad simply for the immediate benefit of their own living comfort but many were inspired to renovate to sell up and make a profit.

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  • Ironmongery Finishes For Internal Doors

    Finishing your internal doors with the right door furniture or ironmongery is the last thing to do once the door has been fitted. There is a vast amount of ironmongery finishes and styles available in the marketplace - at your local ironmongery store and on the internet too. Styles available range from Art Deco, quirky, porcelain, crystal, nickel plate, polished brass, satin chrome and brass including cast iron, handmade designer italian ranges, and antique style. Some points and questions to ask yourself - including people who will be using the doors, before buying ironmongery could be...

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  • Bi Fold Doors; A great way to maximise space

    Bi fold doors can be found in many homes up and down the country. A popular choice for wardrobes, closets and tight spaces where there is not enough room for a regular door to open out. If your bathroom is a bit tight on space then a bi fold door could be a good option for you. The bifold door wil effectively fold in half when opened.

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  • Walnut Doors: A different choice for your internal doors

    Walnut doors are visually striking and can create a real 'wow' factor within your home. Internal walnut doors are increasingly popular and many customers are now choosing walnut as an alternative to oak, cherry or mahogany

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  • Fire Doors: Structure, Fire Regulations & Your Options

    People often come to us looking for fire doors - there are many different types of construction projects that will have a requirement for fire doors. Let's try and summarise some details on fire doors, their construction and UK fire regulations... Continue reading

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