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...
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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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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...
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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...
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Do I Paint or Stain my Front Door?

The finish of an entry door can really make or break the entranceway, whether it be a bright paint colour, or a stain.  The quality and character of the finish will change the whole look and feel of the end-result. Read on to understand the...
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Staining or Oiling Front Entrance Doors

  There have been numerous articles or recommendations on staining timber doors, some of which are disputable. It is important to select a front door finish that allows for movement of the timber as well as maintenance and preservation of the...

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