Door repairs–Panel Doors

Replacing a panel. Splits, breaks, dents or other damage may occur in a panelled door. A broken or badly split panel is best replaced. Panels are usually set in rebates or grooves and often finished with moulding at the edges and at muntins. Prise away the moulding where this exists by sliding a chisel beneath … Read more

Guide to Door furniture

Good-quality door furniture is made in satin-anodized aluminium; this is strong and hard-wearing. Various other finishes are available in various makes, including bronzed and black- or white-painted door furniture. Door furniture is “handed” left or right; this determines its fixing position. Mortise locks and latches, rim locks and cylinder locks (a form of rim lock), … Read more

Types of door

Doors are made in standard modules. The height of a standard door is 6 ft 6 in. (1.98 m). Front doors are in general approximately 2 ft 9 in. (83 cm) wide, dining and bedroom doors approximately 2 ft 6 in. (76 cm) wide: doors on toilets and bathrooms are usually only 2 fit 3 … Read more