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27/06/2022
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How to restore a weathered wooden front door

Your front door is the first thing that guests and neighbours see of your home and a wooden front door is a great feature when it comes to your home’s curb appeal. However, years of exposure to sunlight, rain, snow, and frost can significantly damage an exterior wood door and leave it looking a little worn out. If it’s been a while since you last maintained your door and you’re looking for some top tips and tricks on wooden door restoration, you’ve come to the right place. Read on to... Read More

06/06/2022

External Doors Buyers Guide

There are many reasons for deciding to change an external door. It may need repairing or repainting, it might be draughty and old fashioned, or it could simply no longer suit your taste or the style of your property. So to help you select the right door for your home, we’ve highlighted the most important points to consider when choosing an exterior door. Types Of External Doors Front The main threshold to your home can create that all-important first impression, making it a great way to make a statement and... Read More

06/06/2022

Eight Ways To Modernise Louvre Doors

Louvre doors, also referred to as shutter doors, slatted doors or louvered doors, can be traced back to the Middle Ages. The design consists of a frame with horizontal wooden slats installed at an angle. To this day, louvre doors continue to be used as closet doors, bathroom doors and pantry doors.  Louvre doors work brilliantly as double swing doors and are available in various lengths. They also offer great ventilation and are also extremely budget friendly. As they’re very popular in traditionally designed homes, they can often be viewed... Read More

06/06/2022

Door Buyers Guide

When it comes to our doors, they’re the things we use the most. When they’re in good condition, they’re overlooked. However, when they begin to show signs of wear and tear, we start to consider upgrading them. As well as being vital to your security, a new door – whether that be internal or external – can make a huge difference. From first impressions to coordinating designs, choosing the right entrance ways can enhance any room around your home. In this guide you’ll get all the tips on how to... Read More

06/06/2022
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Four Beautiful Ways To Dress Bi Fold Doors

Bifold doors have become increasingly popular thanks to their modern style and functional benefits. They introduce more natural light and can extend your living space and give you a great view of your backyard and garden. However, due to their large size, bifold or patio doors can be challenging to dress, especially if you are on a budget. There are also so many options to choose from, such as curtain fabric, curtain tracks, blinds, or a double curtain pole.  When you start thinking about installing a set of bi fold... Read More

03/05/2022

How Much Does It Cost To Replace A Front Door & Frame?

The front door of your house has the most important role in your house. It keeps you, your family and your most loved possessions safe – so it’s important to ensure it’s doing the role well. The door frame is also just as important as the door itself when it comes to safety.  There are many things to consider when investing in such a crucial element of your home. If you’ve decided it’s time to replace your front door, we’ve put together this blog, which will help you understand how... Read More

03/05/2022

Seven Bifold Door Kitchen & Extension Ideas

Considering fitting bifold doors in your home? Asking yourself if bifold doors are a good idea? If you haven’t already, read our buying guide: bifold doors opening config & security, which has all the information you need to consider before making your purchase. If you’re still trying to imagine these highly functional doors in your home and wondering ‘are bifold doors still fashionable?’ – this blog will give you bifold door kitchen and extension ideas to help give you the vision for your future home decor. Benefits Of Bifold Doors... Read More

03/05/2022

Buying Guide: Bifold Doors Opening Config & Security

Thinking about buying bifold doors? They’re a great space saver and can add value to your home. Keep reading this buying guide that we’ve created for all you need to know about bifold doors before you commit to your purchase. What Are Bifold Doors? Bifold doors are made up of panels that are hinged together and slide on runners in the floor and upper lintel or beam of a doorway. They have become a popular alternative to french and sliding doors to close a large doorway. They can add value,... Read More

03/05/2022

10 Front Porch Decor Ideas

Your porch is the entryway to your home and whether it’s small or grand, there are plenty of things you can do to transform it into something spectacular. All you need is a little inspiration and imagination and your curb appeal will be taken to the next level. To help you on your way, we’ve created this blog with ten front porch decor ideas. 1. Get Cosy Wind chimes, string lights, lanterns. You can set the mood for a relaxing, cosy porch with some chairs, cushions and a few small... Read More

03/05/2022

How To Fit/Install Your New Bi Fold Doors

Bifold doors are a versatile and contemporary option that can be fitted both internally and externally. Using a tracking system, these doors fold into themselves and glide along the track at the top or bottom in a swift motion, open inwards or outwards.  A highly popular option to open up to the back garden or connect the kitchen to a pantry, bifold doors often come in pairs and can be found in materials like wood, aluminium, and uPVC in any number of colours. Bifold doors are also very secure, with... Read More