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”
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.
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”
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”