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2017

07/12/2017

3 Ways To Strengthen Your Doors

Doors are a hugely important part of your home. External doors are what separates you from the horrible weather and unwelcome guests outside, and internal doors give you all the privacy you need inside your home whenever you need it most. All of our doors at Leader Doors have been manufactured to be as strong and durable as possible, but it’s natural that over time your doors will fall into varying states of disrepair. To give them a boost and restore their former glory, there are a few simple things... Read More

07/12/2017
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Xmas Schedule: FREE Shipping Day!

Left your festive shipping until the last minute? We’ve all been there! Santa Claus may not be able to save you, but Leader Doors can. I’m betting that you will want to ensure that your home looks the best it can for your guests this Christmas. Everyone deserves to be proud of their home, which is why here at Leader Doors, we want to help you along the way. Whether your presents are already wrapped and nestled safely under the tree, or you’re a last minute panic buyer (like me!),... Read More

01/12/2017

5 Ways to Brighten Up A Dark Room

There are a number of reasons that a room in your home can be darker than the others. The first and most obvious cause for your room being dark is that it has no windows, or perhaps you have windows in the room but they’re overshadowed by a wall or a tree just outside the window. Some homes just naturally don’t catch the sun, but whatever the reason for that room in your home being dark, the result is often that you don’t want to spend time in the room... Read More

23/11/2017

Turn Your Garden Gate Into a Focal Point

Your poor garden gate is often woefully overlooked, but it can be made into a lovely entrance to your garden if you pay it just a little extra attention! Often, garden gates will be the same height as your fencing, so you’ll need to make it stand out while ensuring that your garden fence is styled to suit. Here’s a few simple ways to create a garden gate worthy of being a focal point in your garden…. Hanging Plants Plants are an integral part of your garden. If you don’t... Read More

29/09/2017

When Should You Get A New Front Door?

Replacing your front door is probably not at the top of your to-do list when you’re thinking about decorating your home, but sometimes it can be an essential job that can save you money in the long run. A new front door can add to the value of your home, increase energy savings and improve the security of your home. But when to make the move and replace your front door? There’s a few factors to think about, and it’s not always as obvious as waiting until the door is... Read More

22/09/2017

Feng Shui Your Front Door

What’s the first thing you think about when we say Feng Shui? Feng Shui is the Chinese art of arranging spaces in the home to welcome positive energy (or chi) into our lives and get rid of any bad energy. Most people will think about rearranging their living rooms or bedrooms in particular when we mention Feng Shui, but your front door is actually a hugely important aspect of the art. The front door is considered to be the primary “mouth” of the chi, acting as a gateway to our... Read More

11/09/2017
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The Future of Front Doors: Smart Lock Tech

Artificial Intelligence is everywhere nowadays. The concept of a Smart Home was something completely unthinkable only a few years ago, but recently we’ve been offered tools that help us control every aspect of our homes, from buttons that automatically order household supplies, apps that mean we can switch the heating on at home while we’re still at work, cameras that help us keep an eye on pets while they ruin the furniture at home, and lets not forget all these little boxes popping up everywhere that use voice recognition to... Read More

what does the colour of a front door mean 05/09/2017

What Does The Colour of a Front Door Mean?

Your front door is the first impression that people get of your home, whether that be nosey neighbours, invited guests or even the postman. That first impression can be a lasting one, so you want to make sure that you’re choosing a colour that best reflects the type of home that’s inside, and the type of person that you are! There’s been plenty said on the meaning of colours before, whether it’s some self-proclaimed fashion guru telling you that a blue suit makes you look more intelligent or that wearing... Read More

02/08/2017

Introduction to Cavity Wall Door Systems

Cavity wall door systems have become increasingly popular in contemporary style homes as they offer a versatile solution for open plan homes, allow more light to pass through the home, and can be a fantastic space saving solution in smaller homes. So what are cavity wall door systems? Otherwise known as pocket doors, these systems allow you to hide the door within your walls when they’re not in use, which means that you save the floor space you need to open a standard door and can increase the natural flow... Read More

10/07/2017
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Does Your Home Appeal to a Burglar?

Your front door can say so much about your home; it can be a place to showcase your personal style, create a welcoming atmosphere for guests, and even show off to the neighbours. But did you know that your front door and the way it’s presented can also be appealing to a criminal mind? The appearance of the front of your home may be making a burglar sit up and take notice, making you their next target… So, what is it that they look for? Let’s look at some key points.... Read More