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Doors

Your New Handy Hardware Guide 2022

Once you have purchased your door its time to choose the hardware to go with it and we know that it can sometimes be difficult to know what hardware you can use with which doors and what sort of style to go for. We have created the below guide to help you along with your hardware choices and to let you know what options we offer with each door. Internal Ledged Doors Oak and Pine Our internal ledged doors are great for period properties, they are...

Door Grades

Ledged Doors – Updated Grade Specifications

Here at Heritage, we have always had multiple grade options available when purchasing an oak ledged door. By grading, we mean the quality and appearance of the oak used in the doors. Over time, we like to gather feedback from our customers and improve where we can. This, mixed with new production procedures and machines, means we have been able to edit our specifications to make them more specific and clear for our customers when purchasingOur grades consist of 3...

Why do doors warp and can this be fixed?

When purchasing a timber door especially if it is solid oak the most common worry that people have is that the door will a warp and they will either have to replace the door. Although this does happen with some doors, in most cases warping can be prevented and in some cases fixed and this is what we are going to be talking about here. Why do doors warp? Doors warp due to fluctuation humidity and moisture levels in the timber. When...

External Accoya Doors

Accoya - What is it and why use it for External Doors? Not everyone wants or can have an external door made out of oak or hardwood but not everyone knows what the different options available to them are. One of the biggest alternatives to hardwood doors is Accoya and here we are going to look at what Accoya is and why it is recommended to be used for External Doors. What is Accoya? Accoya is made by Accsys at it's plant in...

External Doors – What you need to know?

We understand that looking for an external door can be confusing at times and there are many things you need to look out for in terms of designs and what you can and can't do in order to meet building regulations. Here, we have tried to give you as much information as we can in order to help you make a decision and to make it easier for you to purchase the door you require. What is a Solid Wood Door? External...

Internal Glazed Doors

We get asked a number of question regarding glass in internal glazed doors , so we have created this to help ease any confusion anyone may have regarding glazing for hardwood doors. Internal Glazed Doors - Can you buy them? In short, the answer is Yes. Glazed internal doors are hugely popular as they allow natural and artificial light to flow through and brighten up a darkened room. We have recently just started selling glazed oak doors and can supply a number...

Aftercare

Aftercare: How to Look After Your Solid Oak Door

What Can I Expect From a Solid Oak Door? Most of our doors and products are hand crafted from kiln dried, natural oak. Oak is not only a beautiful timber, but it is also very strong, characterful and high quality. This means, however, we must provide them with adequate care in order for the natural timber to thrive and perform it's intended purpose. ProsHigh quality timber Durable Gives flexibility when trimming down Natural Characterful Amazing for cottages, barn conversions when supplied...