How to Stain a Composite Entry Door

Staining a composite front door can instantly create character and wow your guests. If you want to stain a composite door you need to ensure that is has a woodgrain finish to help hold the stain in place.

The difference between paint-quality and stain-quality timbers

Timber is a classic front-door choice -  it’s simple, timeless and durable and can work within any home design. There are many types of timber to choose from, and they can be treated in a variety of ways - with paints and stains suited to the...

3 common front door problems

Front doors are the entryway to the home. They let guests in and out of your interior space, and let residents leave and re-enter their abode. Over time (due to continuous opening and closing) problems can arise that make the front door feel like a...

What hinges should I use on my aluminium  door?

There are many different types of hinges on the market, this can make it hard to know which one is the best hinge for an aluminium door. Aluminium doors have a lip on the edge unlike the flat sides of timber and composite doors and this can make it...

How to work out the right size sliding barn door for your doorway?

A sliding barn door adds rustic charm, character and style to a home’s interior as well as function.

How to paint a Paint Quality (PQ) timber door

If you’re looking to add a touch of colour or vibrancy to your timber front door, painting it can be a great option. Done correctly, painting your door can not only help it stand out in your street, but it can also help protect it from the...

Mistakes to avoid when choosing your front door

When it comes to designing your family home, choosing your front door is up there with some of the most important decisions you need to make. 

When Should You Replace Your Door Frame?

A door frame is a crucial part of your door - there to support the door and ensure it’s safe and secure and works as it should. Your door frame is responsible for keeping your door level, opening and closing smoothly, and locking appropriately, so...

How to make sure your front door is secure

Your front door is one of the most important components in securing your home, so it’s important that you’ve got all the boxes ticked when it comes to keeping it as secure as possible.  Here are some of the most effective ways to ensure the security...
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What is a Door Jamb?

Door jambs are a part of the door frame that act as a kind of legs for the door; they’re the inside parts of a door frame that hold the hinges on one side and the latch on the other. The door jam is a crucial component in a working door for a number...

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