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”
Images of a Framed Ledge and Braced gate made from tannalised Redwood with galvanised fittings a gate like this is pretty well bullet proof when it comes to weathering and should give at least 30yr service life.
Repairing a split door panel in Southampton. This split in a door panel happens when the door is in an exposed position, full sun all day through the summer and rain water in the winter. There is no need to replace the door saving you money and the enviroment, one less tree to be felled andContinue reading “Repairing a split door panel”
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”
Previously a UPVC door was fitted which was not in keeping with the rest of the interior of the house. This particular door lets in light whilst giving privicy with its obscure glass it was fitted inside the porch into the original main entrance opening.
I have written this in response to the number of enquiries I receive from home owners who say’ the door is only x yrs old and its falling apart’ and I take a look at a door tired before its time, rotten at the base with joints coming apart. Wooden exterior doors must be adequatelyContinue reading “Wooden exterior doors Maintenance”
Four panel clear pine internal door fitted with a Rim Lock and knobs. Rim locks make an atractive and functional addition to internal doors not seen so much now they were very common in victorian houses.
Bespoke Oak Door made from American White Oak with Oak TGV panels. The images show the manufacture and assembly of the door through to the door fitted in its final resting place. The door needed to be made because the dimensions required were not an off the shelf size, i used through mortice and tennonContinue reading “Bespoke Oak Door”
Changing your interior doors will have an immediate impact on the ambiance of your home. Hallways or landings may well be more door than wall for example, where there can be up to six doors in a relatively close space. If you have a dull or darkened hallway, changing the doors will transform this space.Continue reading “Changing Your Internal or External Doors”