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How to Treat Your Oak Doors

How to Treat Your Oak Doors

Written By will on May 30, 2019

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

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Antique Oak Doors: What You Need to Know

Antique Oak Doors: What You Need to Know

Written By will on March 25, 2019

  Antique oak doors are a design feature exclusive to more traditional homes. That said, many homeowners are opting for a more Continue reading →

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Why Buy Solid Oak Doors?

Why Buy Solid Oak Doors?

Written By will on February 18, 2019

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

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A Guide to Building Regulations for Doors and Historic Buildings

A Guide to Building Regulations for Doors and Historic Buildings

Written By will on February 5, 2019

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.

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Door Panelling and Its Effect on Door Proportions

Door Panelling and Its Effect on Door Proportions

Written By will on April 5, 2013

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

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Solid Oak Doors – Living and Breathing

Solid Oak Doors – Living and Breathing

Written By will on February 12, 2013

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.

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Top Five Things To Consider When Buying a New External Door

Top Five Things To Consider When Buying a New External Door

Written By will on December 14, 2012

Did you know that your front door is one of the most important aspects of your home? Aside from the actual selection of the home in the first instance there are very few additions or modifications that the home owner can do to change the look and feel of the house they live in from the exterior.

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How To Fit A Mortise Lock

How To Fit A Mortise Lock

Written By will on October 4, 2012

Some doors come with locks already fitted but most quality doors will not, hence allowing the owner to choose what type of lock and latch they are going to use. Fitting a Mortise Lock into a door requires a slightly above average level of DIY skill.

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Hanging A Door Using T Hinges: A How-To Guide

Hanging A Door Using T Hinges: A How-To Guide

Written By will on June 18, 2012

T-hinges are as much a part of the style of a country cottage doorway as the door they hold up. Unlike its more common cousins that are usually hidden from view, the t-hinge sits proudly exposed on top of the wood even when closed.

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A Guide to the Specification of Different Door Hinges

A Guide to the Specification of Different Door Hinges

Written By will on May 14, 2012

There are aspects of home renovation that are exciting and rewarding, after all you are deciding on the surroundings you and your family will be living in for some time to come. But then again, there are also the more mundane details that need to be taken care of.

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