Category Archives: How To’s & Advice

  • 6 ways to weatherproof your front door this winter

    As winter approaches, it is increasingly important to ensure your front door is weatherproof, and able to withstand all weather conditions. By making sure you’re prepared, you can not ...Read More

  • Lock snapping and anti-snap locks

    13 seconds, some simple DIY tools and a bit of brute strength – that’s all it takes for an intruder to break open a standard euro cylinder door lock, one of ...Read More

  • How to adjust french doors

    French doors are a great choice when looking for ways in which to open up a space, creating a wide doorway and allowing a large amount of light into the ...Read More

  • How to adjust door hinges

    If you’re having troubles with one of your doors, the cause may be the hinges. Often, it is assumed that the door hinges have worn out, but they may ...Read More

  • Standard door frame sizes in the UK

    When considering fitting new doors and door frames, getting the sizes right is crucial. In the UK, there are standard size doors, but there are also doors that come in ...Read More

  • Fire doors in non-domestic buildings

    Every non-domestic building in the UK has to have fire doors installed somewhere in the property. England and Wales building regulations use different parts of Approved Documents to give guidance ...Read More

  • Why choose louvre doors?

    Louvre doors aren’t just for wardrobes, and they’ve become a stylish statement piece that’s making a comeback. Louvre doors can be painted, varnished, and glossed to be ...Read More

  • Step-by-step: How to finish, paint or varnish a door

    When purchasing doors for your latest project, many people choose to opt for unfinished doors. Purchasing an unfinished door gives you the freedom to choose the finishing colour, varnish or ...Read More

  • Improving your home security

    Home security should always be a top concern, and the number of burglaries and thefts in England and Wales has risen again this year to over 3.5 million. Protecting your family ...Read More

  • How to change door locks

    Changing door locks is something that people require for a variety of reasons, but how do you change a lock? Here at Door Superstore we’ve created a guide to ...Read More

  • How to choose an internal door

    Internal doors can completely transform your home, wither you’re replacing internal doors or adding internal doors into a new build – internal doors can create a completely different feel to ...Read More

  • Can you trim doors?

    The age-old question of ‘can you trim a door?’ can’t be answered simply unfortunately! Different manufacturers and suppliers specify the maximum trimming tolerance of their products and this can ...Read More

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