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stylish green interior with wooden seating 16/07/2021

How To Become An Interior Designer

Interior design has a lengthy history, it helps our otherwise empty houses feel like home and it can be a great creative outlet for expressing your personality. Long gone are the days where interior design was a mere necessity that prioritised function over form. As the trends have evolved, especially in the last 50 years, many interior design choices include details that look as good as they are useful and interior designers have become celebrities in their field. But how does one become an interior designer anyway? And how do... Read More


How To Chalk Paint Furniture

Looking to give your furniture a whole new look? Chalk paint is the way to go. This type of paint can help spruce up your walls, ceilings, kitchen cabinets, internal unfinished doors and more and is suitable to use on a wide variety of surfaces including wood, metal, plastic and even brick. Chalk painting is hugely popular right now – especially amongst beginners as it’s practically foolproof. No sanding or priming is necessary, instead, you can head straight to the fun part of painting and transform your home in no... Read More


How to Get a Broken Key Out of a Lock

Did you know that over time your keys can weaken? Just like with anything it can suffer from wear and tear with the metal softening. And, this means, it’s susceptible to breaking. When you put your key in a lock and hear a stomach-turning crack, it’s safe to say your key has snapped off inside. You can pretty much guarantee that this highly annoying event will happen at the most inconvenient time too. But, the first thing to remember is don’t panic! While your immediate reaction may be to call... Read More

Internal Door 14/07/2020

The 11 most asked door questions – answered.

We know everything that there is to know about doors – it’s our job to know. Here at Leader Doors, we have your most asked questions about doors and all of the answers that you need to know. From door sizes to handy hints for buying doors you will find all of the information you need to know in this guide. Without further ado...let’s begin.


4 Eco-Friendly Home Updates to Future-Proof Your Home

Green interior updates are becoming increasingly popular. Not least because people are more socially and environmentally conscious and seeking to reflect this within their home design – but also due to the fact that eco-friendly design principles have the ability to future-proof homes in a number of ways. From the bathroom to the back garden, in this post, we’ll be looking at home the right green interior design choices can help you create a beautiful, eco-friendly home that’s built to last. Create a sustainable garden retreat With a focus on... Read More


Why everyone is LOVING laminate doors

After their successful introduction in 2018, laminate doors (meaning laminate ‘finish’ doors) have taken the UK by storm and completely revolutionised the internal door market. Being the latest trend in interior door design, but relatively new, we imagine there’s a lot of questions surrounding these type of doors and hopefully we can give you the answers you’re looking for! Practical, gorgeous & affordable – it must be a laminate door! 2018 was certainly the year of laminate doors. From the moment they were introduced into the market and seen by customers... Read More

Boost The Value of Your Home | Leader Doors 07/12/2018

Home upgrades that will boost the value of your home

Investing lots of money into your home is never fun, but if you’re planning on selling it sometime in the future, it’s definitely an idea worth exploring. No matter how much money you have, your buyers will appreciate the upgrades and pay you a bit more due to them. However, not all upgrades are the same and not every single thing you do is going to pay off, so be smart when picking your projects and deciding what to invest in. So, here are a few suggestions that will definitely... Read More


Treating Your Newly Delivered Internal Doors

Once your brand new internal door arrives from Leader Doors, you’re going to need to consider how to treat your door to keep it in tip top condition throughout its lifetime. All of our internal doors are built to last, but require treating if they’re going to keep up with daily use from your household! Think about every time you’ve slammed a door in a hurry, your kids have hammered on the door while playing, pets have scratched and scrabbled on the door to get into a room they’re not... Read More


Our top 5 must have door styles for 2018!

We’re one third of the way through 2018 already and this year is proving to be as revolutionary as ever in the UK door industry. With hundreds of new styles available on the market every few years, choosing the right door for you can be a daunting experience – especially for first time buyers, or those of you who have never had the pleasure of choosing new doors before. With so many beautiful new designs to choose from, we thought we would highlight our favourites for the year ahead –... Read More


Are fire doors a necessity?

Safety around the home should be paramount, and we’re certain that nothing will be more important to you, than your family’s well-being. A smoke detector and fire alarm is an essential (& compulsory) tool around the home for a reason. Fire can be lethal, destroying homes, belongings and even lives, but there are steps you can take to ensure your home is safe & secure in the event of a fire. Fire doors are an extremely effective way to protect yourself and your home from fire. They work by limiting... Read More