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What hinges should I use on my aluminium  door?

There are many different types of hinges on the market, this can make it hard to know which one is the best hinge for an aluminium door. Aluminium doors have a lip on the edge unlike the flat...

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If you are building or extending a home in Australia it is very important to consider the property’s Bushfire Attack Level. BAL is a nationwide standard that determines the level of risk of a...

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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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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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How to Install a 4-point lock and rods [video included]

This is a generic step-by-step guide of how to insert a 4-point lock into a Strata TGV design. The door has already been machined for the lock, and the top and bottom bars have been machined for...

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How to Drill Your Aluminium Door for a Mortice Lock

Drilling your aluminium door for a lock is easier than you might expect. With just a few tools you can have your door ready to install that new lock in minutes.

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Why choose an aluminium front door?  How are they made? [Video]

An aluminium front door isn’t normally the first option you consider when you’re thinking about a new front door.  My first thoughts used to be a grand solid timber door with moulded panels and...

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Front Door Sizes and Customisation

Do you want to have your own designer door, custom made to suit your dreams, and made to a special size to suit the perfect entrance?  Just how far you can go, and what kind of door cutomisation...

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