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Doors buying guide

From first impressions to co-ordinating designs, choosing the right entranceways can enhance any room around the home. Discover how to pick the best fittings for your home with our handy buying guide, or jump straight in and explore our extensive offering.

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What types of internal doors are there?

What types of external doors are there?

What are our doors made from?

Hardwood

With the strength and on-trend natural finish of solid wood, it is a durable option for both indoors and outdoors. Hardwood fittings can be finished or painted to suit both interior and external styles.

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Softwood

Softwood constructed doorways are well-suited for interior use. They are particularly quick and easy to install, can be painted to suit your colour scheme or finished for a natural wood look.

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HDF

These fittings have a high-density composite wood construction, making them a durable option. This provides added strength for any area around the home, with fire-rated options available too.

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MDF

With a strong man-made composite build, MDF is a great choice for any location around the home. They can also create a realistic wood appearance on a smaller budget.

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Oak foil

This manmade foil finish makes these a great option for a consistent wood grain appearance. This helps match other doors or floors for a uniform natural look throughout a property.

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Oak veneer

This is a strong option that uses a timber veneer to give an authentic oak finish, and requiring less maintenance than the real thing. Veneer is also a an affordable choice for homeowners looking for a natural wood look.

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Plywood

These fittings are lightweight, quick to install, and very easy to customise. After your builder has finished them, they can easily be painted to suit the decor of your home or individual rooms.

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Ash veneer

Ash veneered entranceways offer the look of timber, without the price tag of solid-wood options. This material is strong and lightweight, making it a great choice for fire escape routes.

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