If you are lucky enough to have the original door on the house, it is worth giving a complete overhaul to the door, frame, and fanlight.Work needed, will depend on the condition of the door and can vary from just a new coat of paint to completely dismantling the door and rebuilding.
Below is a typical sequence showing the rebuilding of a
Remove door, hinges and door furniture.
Drill out mortise and tenon joint wedges and dismantle all door components.
Reconstruct the door, replacing any warped or rotten parts and any split panels.
Insulated panels, faced in wood, can be installed.
Glue all joints, replace and glue wedges.
Replace any defective panel mouldings. We can supply panel mouldings identical to the original.
Apply one coat of primer, two undercoats and two coats of gloss.
Clean, oil and refit hinges.
Re-hang door and fit new or existing door furniture.
The door will now be as good as it was when the house was built. Draught proofing can be fitted if required.