Knowledge Centre

14
Jan

Things to know before installing your barn door

 

Adding a barn door to your home is not only functional, but can be a great way to lift a room and add a special touch. 

 

Before you bite the bullet though, there are some things to consider to...

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31
Dec

What is a Door Jamb?

Door jambs are a part of the door frame that act as a kind of legs for the door; they’re the inside parts of a door frame that hold the hinges on one side and the latch on the other. The door jam...

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16
Dec

Inward-opening Doors Vs Outward-opening Doors

In order to determine whether a door should open inwards or outwards, it’s important to consider how it will be used. The door’s placement, purpose and material will all influence whether it...

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27
Nov

A Guide To The Most Common Exterior Door Materials

Exterior doors are an important part of your family home - they set the tone and establish the look and feel of the home, as well as providing insulation and security. Exterior doors can come in a...

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12
Nov

How Exposure To The Elements Affects Your Door Choice

Depending on where you live and the design of the entryway to your home, your door may be at the mercy of the weather. Understanding how much your door is exposed to the elements makes it easier...

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22
Oct

How To Stain Your Timber Door

For many homeowners, there’s nothing quite like the appeal of a striking timber door presenting the entrance to their home.  

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10
Oct

How to Paint Your Front Door

The colour of your front door is a big decision for most homeowners. The colour and type of paint you choose can really set the scene and influence the impression people have when they arrive.

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20
Sep

5 things to look for when choosing a designer for your front door

Choosing the door that will act as the entrance to your family home is a big decision. At Parkwood, we know that creating a home that belongs to you is a process, and choosing a front door that...

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05
Sep

The Best Door Style For Your Climate

When you’re trying to decide on the type of door you’d like to frame the entry to your home, there are so many decisions to be made that it can be tricky to know where to start. And while many...

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26
Jul

10 Questions to Ask Before Choosing Entry Door Handles and Locks

Choosing a front door for your home or an entry door for your business are big decisions with a surprising number of options. Not only can you choose from a wide variety of door materials, styles,...

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