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...

Things to know before installing your barn door

Adding a barn door to your home is not only functional, but can be a great way to lift a room and add a special touch.  Before you bite the bullet though, there are some things to consider to ensure you install the door successfully.  
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. 
how to stain your front door

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.  
how to paint your front door

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.
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...
Shutters on the facade of a wooden house

Top 5 Common Mistakes to Avoid with New Exterior Shutters

Exterior shutters are a popular home trend in New Zealand and, let's face it, they have been for more than a few decades. Whether you're updating a Heritage home with new materials for the same classic look or adding stylish exterior shutters to a...
Painted Timber - FP9 Special (2)

How to Protect Your Timber Front Door

For many homeowners, there is no substitute for the strength and history of a natural timber door. You may have always dreamed of having a door of a particular colour, design, or type of wood. Maybe a door like one you grew up with or the home you...
AWA E2NS and Frame

Does Your Front Door Get Drafty in the Winter?

With the colder weather setting in, now is the time to consider if your door has a draft and fix the issue before you have to suffer in winter. Keep reading to discover why doors become drafty and solutions on how the problem can be solved.  
Existing Frame and door

What Can Permanently Damage a Front Door?

Front doors can last a very long time. Some heritage houses have the same solid timber doors that were installed when the house was first built. But the lasting power of a front door is as much a matter of chance as durability. A durable door can...

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