Replacement of a side gate frame

Replacement of a side gate frame reusing the gate, note the lead ‘hat’ on the new frame, this will prevent the top of the frame from rotting again,also i fix the frame about 1/2″ ( 12mm) off the ground so that no moisture can creep up from ground level, these two simple precautions will extend the life of theContinue reading “Replacement of a side gate frame”

Internal French doors installed in Southampton

Internal French doors. These doors were fitted between a kitchen and lounge, these ‘8 light’ doors let in plenty of light whilst keeping kitchen odours out of the living room. The head –that’s the top part of the frame, had to be thicker than the sides because of the opening height, also the opening wasContinue reading “Internal French doors installed in Southampton”

Porch repairs in Southampton

This porch was in a sound condition apart from the left hand corner section which was rotten at ground level. The wet rot had also infected the bottom of the door frame by a couple of inches.A little tricky but worth the effort tackling this repair, by doing so the cost of a future replacement of the porch was saved which would have beenContinue reading “Porch repairs in Southampton”