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05/04/2019

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

13/04/2018
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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

03/07/2017

5 Ways to Upstyle Your Front Door

Your front door is the first impression that visitors will have of your home – so you want to make a good one! There are plenty of ways to freshen up the look of your front door if you don’t actually want to replace it, so you needn’t worry about breaking the bank if you think your front door isn’t quite up to scratch. We’ve put together our top 5 tips for giving your front door a fresh new look. New Glass If you’ve got a little money to spend,... Read More

Iconic Doors 03/06/2017

What Can We Learn From Iconic Doors?

Some of the most important stories are told behind iconic doors. From the silver screen to your television sets and even real-life doorways you can visit, we’ve put together a list of instantly recognisable famous front doors and what you can learn from them about styling your own front door! Downton Abbey The gothic entranceway to Downton Abbey is almost as intimidating as its inhabitants. Imposing and grand, the front door to Downton Abbey can teach us a thing or two about making sure that your entranceway perfectly suits the... Read More

04/01/2017

Seasonal Affective Door Disorder

  It’s not just people that can suffer from a change with the seasons. Seasonal Affective Disorder can also be experienced by your wooden doors. This is why, depending on the time of year, you can suddenly find yourself struggling to open or close the doors in your home, wondering what the problem could be when it fit perfectly in the frame just a few months ago. Wooden doors are porous, and even with adequate protection can be susceptible to contraction in dry conditions and expansion in humid conditions. It... Read More

12/12/2016

Our Guide to Buying Doors

  Buying doors can be a tricky process if you’re not sure what requirements you should be looking for. A highly customisable interior and exterior item, doors come in a whole host of varieties based on your required measurements, desired style, and function. But how will you know exactly what you need from your interior doors? We at Leader Doors have put together a short guide to buying doors that we hope will help you in your remodelling project. What Size Door Should I Buy? Measuring for an internal door... Read More

01/02/2016

Turn the Heat Up in Your Home

Keeping the heat in your home during winter can be crucial to surviving the higher heating bills! During the first couple of months of the year, you’ll find that the winter weather still has you rushing to turn the heating up high when you get in from work, and unless your house is properly prepared and insulated, households end up losing a lot of heat which results in costing yourself unnecessarily high heating bills. To avoid getting a nasty shock when the gas bill comes, we have a few recommendations... Read More

29/01/2016

Add Value to Your Home

With the start of a brand new year, many are turning to the property search. If you don’t already own your own home this can be a much easier process, but for those of you looking to sell your home in order to buy your next, adding value to your existing property can be one of your top priorities during this time. Adding value can seem like a daunting task, but really it’s down to a few simple steps that we at Leader Doors can help you with. We’ve put... Read More

24/07/2015

How To Trim Engineered Timber Doors

A Step By Step Guide A question asked by many and easily misunderstood. How do I trim down my door? And that being said, By how much can I trim down my door? Well look no further, because we have put together a step by step guide on how you can safely and easily trim down your door to a professional standard. At first thoughts it may seem like a simple “Cut and Go” job but without the right knowledge and guidelines it can easily go wrong. Step 1 –... Read More

20/01/2015

The benefits of buying a new front door

There are many benefits attached to investing in a new front door. People replace their front doors for many reasons, with some choosing to make their homes more energy-efficient and others simply wishing to give their home a new look. Let’s take a look at some of the key benefits of obtaining a new front door.