On external doors we recommend that no more than 12mm be removed from any side, top or bottom of the door.
Sometimes door openings are a non-standard size, e.g. 31.5" x 78". We would advise you purchase an 80" x 32" door, and reduce the height rather than the width, as there is more width to the bottom rail than the door stiles. However, removing more than 1" from either the height or width will invalidate the guarantee.
For internal doors, we recommend no more than 6mm be removed from any side, top or bottom of the door.
If you are requiring a bespoke size, we can cut your door down to any size for you; just get in touch with us!
These doors are of cassette construction, therefore, they are built around the glass and there are no loose beads. We do not have replacement glass. If the customer wants to re-glaze, they would need to router the mould off one side of the glazing aperture, remove the broken glass, put new glass in and acquire a new loose beading to re-glaze the door. This is something we can offer, providing we stock the glass broken.
When we manufacture a door it has a controlled moisture content, the above mentioned treatments will not seal the moisture content into the door, therefore allowing moisture ingress or loss to occur causing the door to either swell or shrink. Only a fully paint finish (primer, undercoat, gloss) or high performance wood stain should be used. Varnish can be used on internal doors but not on external doors unless otherwise specified for such usage by the varnish manufacturer.
Certified U-Values are available for the majority of our door-sets. These U-Values have been determined by Chiltern Dynamics, an independent UKAS accredited testing laboratory. External doors sold separately are available with indicative U-Values only. These indicative U-Values are based upon information from BRE 443 2006 Edition: Conventions for U-Value Calculations, produced by the Building Research Establishment Limited.
The vertical and horizontal glazing bars can be tapped back into position. A joiner / fitter can easily do this, however, if the issue cannot be rectified, please contact us. This problem may have occurred during transit.
Other than the specific fire doors sold by us, none of our internal or external doors have a fire rating. The fire doors sold by us all have Half Hour fire rating. We are a Fire Certificate verified company, therefore, any bespoke fire doors we have supplied; we can provide a certificate of proof in order for the passing of building regulations.
Hardwood: Meranti / Durian / Menkulang / Melunak / Sapele
Clear & Knotty Pine: Radiata / Elliotti / Patula
Oak: American White Oak - Chipboard core/over-veneered
Walnut: American Black Walnut - Chipboard core/over-veneered
White Primed: Engineered Pine with MDF Face
White Moulded: Egg box construction, pressed hardboard skin, softwood stiles and rails and lock block on both sides of the door.
In the interest of continual improvement, efficiency and environmental awareness, we reserve the right to include engineered components in all doors offered on our website.
Our Dowelled Hardwood doors are manufactured from kiln-dried timber and are jointed using fluted dowels and modern adhesives.
Our Mortice & Tenon doors are manufactured from select kiln dried hardwoods, and are constructed using traditional Mortice & Tenon joints and modern adhesives. This ensures that the doors are constructed to the very highest standard. The panels are set in waterproof mastic ensuring that the highest level of waterproofing is achieved.
Yes, all glass in our glazed doors is toughened to BS6206(A) or BS EN 12150 safety standards.
Our spray technician will always strive to produce the closest possible match to your colour sample, with regards to varnish. We cannot guarantee that it will be 100% however, we will always provide you with a sample for you to look at before anything is final. We are able to match any paint colour you require, all we need is a RAL colour.