Traditional rustic Garage doors for a property in Preston Candover. Our client requested some authentic looking side hung Garage doors that would be in-keeping with the rest of the property and the surrounding area. The lovely large T hinges provide the necessary strength for these heavy doors. We fitted heavy duty hasp and staple locks with shoot bolts on the interior. We will be heading back to this property in a few months time to be conducting our complimentary 6 month check and to apply another coat of oil.
The choice of wood for your external doors and frames is a decision that will have a long lasting effect on the value of your home. The right kind of wood will last for decades as well as improve the look of your home.
However, there are other considerations too:
• It must keep your home secure against unwanted entry
• It should shut perfectly, swing freely but keep out drafts and moisture
• It must withstand the elements and cope with the extremes, such as multiple temperature and humidity cycles
• Additionally, it should match the other wood features around your home
The choices tend to be limited. You can go with teak or mahogany, but for traditional English Homes you really can’t beat oak. If cost is an issue, the European Oak is a good substitute for English Oak. The grade may be slightly lower, but it will still give you years of pleasure. Continue reading