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Aluminium Sliding Patio Door Rollers – Don’t Get Stuck!

By |2018-07-24T13:14:23+00:00July 24th, 2018|Categories: How To Guides|

The summer months are definitely the time of the year I'm contacted most about patio doors that are difficult to slide. Whether it be BBQ's in the back garden or having every window and door in the house open to let in a summer breeze it's no surprise to me that it's when most problems happen [...]

Do You Need A Letterbox or Postbox?

By |2018-02-21T13:01:55+00:00February 21st, 2018|Categories: How To Guides, Letterboxes|

The vast majority of homes in Ireland have a letterbox installed in the front door as opposed to a postbox. The letterbox is an essential part of the door, as it allows your post to be delivered directly into your home. Unfortunately, the letterbox can become damaged or break from wear and tear (and all that [...]

Window Condensation & How To Stop It – Trickle Vents!

By |2018-01-24T20:44:11+00:00January 24th, 2018|Categories: How To Guides|

We've all seen window condensation before and probably have seen some children's hand prints in it but what causes window condensation and where does it usually occur? Well, there are three possible places where condensation can form on your windows or doors. On the interior surface of the glass or frame. On the exterior surface of [...]

Door Locks Ireland – The Complete Door Lock Replacement Guide

By |2017-12-13T12:56:13+00:00December 13th, 2017|Categories: Door Locks, How To Guides|

Selecting the correct replacement lock can be a bit of a minefield. It is easy to get lost among the many types and variations of door locks. We have made the guide below to help you select the correct replacement door lock for your door with a specific focus on door locks used in Ireland. This [...]

Door Handles Ireland – The Complete Door Handle Replacement Guide!

By |2017-11-03T13:08:39+00:00November 3rd, 2017|Categories: Door Handles, How To Guides|

Door handles come in many sizes and variations. Each manufacturer will have different sizes and variations of door handles to suit the many door locks available. Add into the mix the old, obsolete door handles that aren’t being manufactured anymore, and you have hundreds of possibilities. It’s easy to get confused with the sizes and variations. [...]

How To Replace The Rollers On A uPVC Patio Sliding Door

By |2017-07-26T01:07:48+00:00June 23rd, 2017|Categories: How To Guides|

All patio / sliding doors have one thing in common. They all use patio rollers (wheels) to slide upon. The patio rollers are mounted on the bottom of door, and sit on top of a track which allow the door to slide back and forth. The first signs of wear or damage to the rollers is [...]