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Oak Door Articles
- 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.
- Door Panelling and Its Effect on Door Proportions
Contemporary or classic? Probably the most commonly asked question regarding the choice of door for a home, closely followed by 'painted or natural finish?' But the choice of door style may not be confined to the fashion
- Solid Oak Doors – Living and Breathing
OK, so the title is a bit misleading, solid oak doors are not living things in the strictest sense of the words but in comparison to other home furnishings, even other types of door, solid oak doors do react and change to their environment more than anything else.