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behind closed doors 09/09/2021

Behind Closed Doors

A look into the world’s most exclusive private members clubs Private members clubs, also more traditionally known as “gentlemen’s clubs”, aren’t a new concept. They first rose to popularity in 19th century London and boasted some of the most exclusive members, serving as a place where like-minded wealthy folk, or those considered to be of ‘gentleman’ status, could mingle and socialise with others of similar social standing. These clubs were for socialising, eating, drinking, and sometimes for staying overnight. Nowadays, many of these clubs have decided to abandon this old-fashioned... Read More

types of doors image showing styles 20/08/2021

Types of Doors

Selecting the doors to install in your home is confusing at the best of times but when you start throwing around words such as flush doors, bi-fold doors, and composite doors it can get even more baffling to know which to pick. Thankfully, we’ve got just the guide for you. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the types of doors we have available, read on for the ultimate guide on the different types of doors for your home. Types of Internal Doors There are many types of internal doors so we’ll... Read More

standard uk door sizes 11/08/2021

Standard UK Door Sizes

When remodelling your home, you’ll need to take into account your doors. Whether you’re replacing an old one or have created a new room, a door is literally the gateway to the space you call home. Most existing doorways use a set of standard measurements which make replacing the doors easy. Simply measure the door frame and select the correct size. On our website, we list the sizes of our doors with the following formula: height x width x thickness. Measurements are listed in millimetres and are usually accompanied by... 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.

Why everyone loves laminate doors 10/01/2019

Why everyone is LOVING laminate doors

After their successful introduction in 2018, laminate doors (meaning laminate ‘finish’ doors) have taken the UK market 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! Laminate doors offer the best of both worlds with the benefits of a timber door without the high cost and... Read More

Top5-musthavedoors-2018 04/04/2018

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? 22/03/2018

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

Top-5-Internal-Door-trends-for-2018 12/03/2018

Top 5: Internal Door Trends for 2018

Interior design has become increasingly popular with the everyman over the past few years, and this interest shows no signs of slowing down! More and more people are understanding the importance of getting their home interiors right, and paying attention to the top interior design trends each year has become a huge part of that. After all, if you feel happy with your home interiors you’ll feel happier in yourself – and the way to make sure you’re happy with your home interiors is to transform not only the style... Read More

best selling 2017 15/01/2018

Best Selling Doors of 2017

It’s been a fantastic year here at Leader Doors, and we’re already looking forward to finding out what 2018 has in store for us – but before we do, we thought it would be good for our customers to be able to see which were our best selling doors in 2017 to get a feel for the quality and design that other Leader Doors customers have been installing in their homes over the past year. As you know, doors can have a huge impact on the look and function of... Read More

The future of front doors - smart lock tech 11/09/2017

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