This door was almost beyond saving indeed at one point I thought is it really worth it. The glazing had not been installed with adequate sealants so the rain had penetrated behind the beading at the base of the glass and the result as you can see was extensive rot to the middle rail. ThisContinue reading “Rebuilding a Victorian Style door.”
These doors in essence are in good condition. Indeed the french doors are handmade from Burmease Teak -probably the most robust of all timbers but alas no longer available and actually illegal to import into the uk. These are about 30 years old.So the beading has come away from the rebate and the rain is doingContinue reading “Replacement beading to exterior doors.”
A new door installed in Southampton.
This customer employed a cowboy who claimed to be a carpenter if you are the carpenter who tried to fit this door – hang your head in shame. The customer told me that she shopped around and went for the cheapest quote, not a wise decision particularly because the carpenter had no contract to give the customer,Continue reading “How not to hang a door”