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Oak Door Articles
- How to Treat Your Oak Doors
Oak doors can give any home a new lease of life. However, after purchasing a new door, it is essential to treat and maintain it to preserve its quality and lifespan. Whether you are treating a brand-new solid oak door, veneer door or even a used door, you need to take great care to ensure your oak stays beautiful and remains strong throughout its life. Treating your door will allow you
- Why Buy Solid Oak Doors?
Solid oak wooden doors have been used in traditional and expensive buildings for hundreds of years, but these days purchasing a door in oak, maple, walnut or beech is seen as an investment for the long-term
- A Guide to Building Regulations for Doors and Historic Buildings
Many towns and villages have buildings that don’t meet the criteria for statutory listing, but they are of historical significance to the local area. They could be relatively recent 20th-century buildings or even street furniture and everything in between.
- Caring For Your Doors This Winter
Winter in the UK can be quite unforgiving at the best of times, but with early forecasts suggesting that this winter could be one of the harshest on record, it's essential to protect your home.
- How To Paint A Panelled Door
See How to Paint a Panelled Door in PDF format Spend what you will on the quality of build and materials on any door and that investment is jeopardised by the choice and finesse of the finish. We will cover our guide to the selection process for which options are available in different types of finish in another one of our guides.
- Guest Pests – How to Prevent and Treat Woodworm Then Hide The Evidence
Purchasing products from reputable sources (such as UK Oak Doors) using good wood and reliable treatments is the best preventative action to the introduction of wood pests into the home. But whether by flying insects or the introduction of new furniture in the home, any modern house may inadvertently bring wood pests into the house, particularly if home designers prefer a more classic look with antique furniture.
- THE BOWERS BLOG
Many people see being an interior designer as a busman's holiday. To some it's not even a real job, up there with 'party planner' and 'personal shopper' because to most people the process of choosing the tone, feel and flavour of their home environment is a pleasure not an ordeal (excluding any 'ding dongs' at Ikea that is). Buying doors should be one of the lasting delights from interior renovation as the surrounding soft furnishings and wallpaper etc will change far more often than the hard furnishings. Overlooked but an integral part to the look of a room is the skirting board.
- Fire Doors – What You Need to Know About FD30 Fire Doors
Fire Doors are not part of the “Health and safety gone mad” bureaucracy the Daily Mail and Sun newspapers love to lampoon. Sadly there are around five hundred lives lost every year in the UK as a result of house fires with thousands more injured. Doors and doorways are a critical part of the defence against injury or death resulting from fire in a building.