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A Guide To The Most Common Exterior Door Materials

Exterior doors are an important part of your family home - they set the tone and establish the look and feel of the home, as well as providing insulation and security. Exterior doors can come in a variety of different materials, so it’s important to...
Protected Entrance

How Exposure To The Elements Affects Your Door Choice

Depending on where you live and the design of the entryway to your home, your door may be at the mercy of the weather. Understanding how much your door is exposed to the elements makes it easier to protect it and keep it looking good as new. 
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How To Stain Your Timber Door

For many homeowners, there’s nothing quite like the appeal of a striking timber door presenting the entrance to their home.  
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How to Paint Your Front Door

The colour of your front door is a big decision for most homeowners. The colour and type of paint you choose can really set the scene and influence the impression people have when they arrive.
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5 things to look for when choosing a designer for your front door

Choosing the door that will act as the entrance to your family home is a big decision. At Parkwood, we know that creating a home that belongs to you is a process, and choosing a front door that reflects your family and lifestyle can be daunting.
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The Best door style for your climate

When you’re trying to decide on the type of door you’d like to frame the entry to your home, there are so many decisions to be made that it can be tricky to know where to start. And while many people begin with design inspiration, it’s also wise to...
Exterior Shutters

Interior VS. Exterior Shutters: What You Need to Know

Whether you are looking to give the exterior of your home a face-lift, or you have decided it is time to replace your blinds with more fashionable window treatments, you may want to take a moment to consider the benefits interior or exterior...
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How and Why to Protect Your Traditional Timber Door

Every front door tells a story. Every groove and colour, every scuff and scratch. Even the material your door is made out of is part of the tale. In New Zealand the story front doors tell is often one of a proud traditional history. Whether you live...
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How to install a pre-hung ALUMINIUM Exterior door

Bunnings are now selling the complete door solution [Pre-finished Door & Frame + Hardware] – no need to find frame or choose hardware.
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How to Fit a Duramax Door, Frame and Handle

Bunnings are now selling the complete door solution [Door + Frame + Hardware] – no need to find frame or choose hardware – requires painting only. These doors, handles and frames come as a kit set that you can install yourself following these simple...

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