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New ranges of Internal Doors – April 2014

As previously announced, we are increasing our range of readymade internal doors by adding over 50 new models and variations of existing ones. All new doors are now available from stock, on 4-6 days delivery to mainland UK. New readymade Internal Doors The long awaited full height glazed doors – Toronto and Zaragoza are available […]

2013 interior door design trends

It’s January 2014 and we are now looking at the past year, recognising how significant it was to door design trends in the UK. Our domestic door market has been responding to the growing demand for a bigger variety of contemporary styles and colours on offer, and that demand has been often fuelled by an […]

Summary of 2013

The end of 2013 is fast approaching and 2014 is just around the corner. At Modern Doors we are now looking at the last 12 months, realising how very productive this year has been for us. Most importantly we have upgraded our online shopping platform to Magento, which provides an improved, faster and more secure […]

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 argument between using veneer or solid wood for internal doors

Modern Doors take a look at the most common veneer patterns they achieve in their bespoke doors. — The majority of people when considering good quality internal doors for their home immediately assume that the door should be made from solid hardwood rather than a veneer which is often considered as a cheap alternative. However, […]

Essential information on Fire Doors (part 4)

In our final article on Fire Doors, Modern Doors are investigating the components of a Fire Door set. Components The BWF (British Woodworking Federation) Certifire Fire Door and Doorset Scheme have put great efforts into raising the awareness and understanding of the importance of compatibility of components within Fire Doors. Fitting an incorrect size component […]

Essential information on Fire Doors (part 3)

In our third article of four, Modern Doors are going to discuss fire door certification in more depth.   Certification Just like fire doors, all passive fire protection products are potentially life-saving, and with this in mind third party certification involving independent testing and auditing should be the minimum standard demanded for every building. The […]

Essential information on Fire Doors (part 2)

In this, our second article in this series, Modern Doors will be providing information surrounding fire safety with an accurate description of fire doors.   Fire Safety & Protection It is the aim of all products used in fire safety to restrict the spread of fire by containing it to one area or compartment. For […]

Essential information on Fire Doors (Part 1)

With Fire Doors, there are many technical factors. In the first of a series of articles, Modern Doors looks more deeply at these internal door considerations. — The subject of fire doors can be confusing and somewhat daunting for non-professionals in the field of fire safety. Over the next month Modern Doors will publish a […]

Key considerations when buying bespoke doors

If you’re thinking of fitting new internal doors, read on to find out more about buying bespoke doors. — Doors may seem to be a secondary concern in the home; little more than a way of getting from one room to the next. But they will be seen and used by you and your family […]