Tag Archive | external doors

Guide to finishing external wooden doors

If you have purchased or planning to purchase an external wooden door, it is most likely to be supplied in unfinished timber and will require finishing prior to installation. Incorrect finishing could completely ruin the door and void the guarantee so it’s important to fully understand the process and what products are not allowed for […]

Pre-Hung External Door Sets Announced

Following a high demand, we are re-introducing pre-finished and pre-hung external door sets in eight of the most popular exterior door designs – Modena, Modena Glazed, Turin, Siena, Pattern 10, Suffolk, Westminster and Chancery. Technical Specification All sets will be made of engineered oak and factory finished in a medium oak stain to closely resemble […]

Weatherproofing wooden front doors

Comprehensive guide to increasing energy efficiency and weatherproofing wooden front doors – by Modern Doors Ltd Wooden external doors are usually fitted without any modifications into a rebated frame (frame that overlaps the edge of the door). The frame is normally equipped with a rubber seal in the rebate to stop the draught and water […]

Glance of upcoming changes to the door ranges in 2014

The UK’s door industry is constantly evolving to meet market demands and new Building Regulations. In 2014 we are expecting a lot of exciting changes and this is what to look out for in the upcoming months: Internal Doors Internal Doors range will again be significantly increased, with more factory prefinished and fire rated versions […]

U Values For Replacement External Doors Explained

Modern Doors clarifies the subject of U-Values for external doors. — The subject of U-Values – particularly in relation to replacement doors, home extensions or new build projects – is a source of significant confusion and one that we, at Modern Doors, have almost daily experience of dealing with.  Here we will take a look […]

The latest materials for external doors

External doors today require strength as well as style. Here are some of the best options when choosing the material for your door. — Gone are the days when external doors were limited to timber and could be broken with the aid of a few hefty tools. Oak doors remain popular for their aesthetic appeal […]