Oak Verona Door fitted by RGS Joinery

Oak Verona Door fitted by RGS Joinery

21 June 2016

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Tips to care for your doors this winter

Tips to care for your doors this winter

As the weather drops colder, many UK households are pulling out winter coats and adjusting the thermostats, but the change in temperature could also affect your internal doors or external doors. To help with the approaching...

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How to install interior doors

How to install interior doors

With many different types of interior doors available, it can be difficult to know where to start when picking new ones for your home. When customers approach us for advice about which design to choose, we always recommend...

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7 signs your home needs a declutter

7 signs your home needs a declutter

Is the clutter in your home taking over your interior design vision? Here are seven signs that might indicate it’s time for a declutter.

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What does your front door colour say about you?

What does your front door colour say about you?

Your front door can say a lot about you and your personality according to research conducted by Dulux Weathershield. The study found that on average people in the UK make a judgement about the inhabitants of a house in fewer...

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How to improve your home security

How to improve your home security

According to police.uk, homes with no security measures in place are five times more likely to become a target for burglars than those who take simple security precautions.

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Does your home need fire doors?

Does your home need fire doors?

When renovating your property, it’s not always clear if you need fire doors or not when you come to replace internal doors or fit new ones. In some circumstances, home renovators may find fire doors are compulsory but...

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Common myths about fire doors

Common myths about fire doors

Fire doors are designed to slow down a fire should one occur in your property, buying time to escape from a blaze. But what are the facts surrounding fire doors and what is just a myth?

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Why choose internal oak doors for your doors

Why choose internal oak doors for your doors

Internal oak doors are becoming an increasingly popular choice for homeowners seeking to improve the appearance of their interiors.

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What is the difference between these doors?

What is the difference between these doors?

With many different types of door available it can be difficult to know which material to choose. There are a wide range of options available including wood and veneer. Here

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Internal door trends in 2018

Internal door trends in 2018

With 2018 now well under way, there are several internal door trends starting to emerge. These include: the use of natural materials, the adoption of pocket doors and an increase in the number of people enquiring about bespoke...

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A guide to buying internal doors

A guide to buying internal doors

Internal doors can help transform the look of any room in your house. As well as acting as a sound barrier between different spaces within the home, they can also help rooms retain heat as well as add value to them.

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The benefits of glazed internal doors

The benefits of glazed internal doors

Over the past few years we have seen a big increase in the number of people choosing to install glazed internal doors in their home.

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How to add more natural light into your home

How to add more natural light into your home

Natural light is incredibly important in our homes. Not only can it help make spaces look brighter and airier, it can improve mood as well as contribute towards increased productivity and help boost Vitamin D intake.

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Top ways to keep your home warm

Top ways to keep your home warm

Although it is mid-April, spring days can seem few and far between at the moment. If you are feeling cold and are looking for ways to keep your home warm, here are some of our top tips for keeping heat in your home.

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Why choose oak doors?

Why choose oak doors?

Natural wood doors by XL Joinery will enhance your home and complement any style of décor, whether traditional or contemporary. A new oak door will keep its good looks for many years, but why choose an oak door, when...

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Coloured doors growing in popularity

Coloured doors growing in popularity

More and more people are turning away from the light natural colour of wood or white primed with their doors and going for a wide range of coloured options, to add individuality and personality to their homes.

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Doors We Love

Doors We Love

Earlier this month, we ran a door pairs we love feature in the run up to Valentines Day on our Social Media accounts.

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20 years of service

20 years of service

It is with great pleasure that the XL Joinery team met recently to celebrate the outstanding service record of our own David Briggs. His exemplary 20-year service record was marked by the presentation of the gift of a watch,...

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How to choose the right Internal Door Accessories

How to choose the right Internal Door Accessories

Here at XL Joinery, as a UK leading supplier of wooden doors and associated products, we are proud of our high-quality products and our keen eye for detail. . Our experts have therefore come up with a quick guide to help...

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Is your front door giving your home kerb appeal?

Is your front door giving your home kerb appeal?

As the old proverb goes, first impressions are incredibly important, and the first impression to your house is your front door. Therefore, it makes perfect sense to ensure that your door is kept in good condition, to welcome...

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Why are French Doors called French Doors

Why are French Doors called French Doors

Whilst these days both contemporary as well as traditional designs are available, the origins of the French door can be traced back to many centuries ago.

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How to make an Entrance

How to make an Entrance

If you think your front door is all about its functionality then think again. A stunning Oak Front Doors can increase your kerb appeal and add your own unique style to your home.

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Use your Imagination to create something unique with a Door Pair Makers

Use your Imagination to create something unique with a Door Pair Makers

If you have a double door room divider in your home, why not create something really special by combining two very contemporary doors together to reflect your own unique taste.

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How to measure a door frame correctly

How to measure a door frame correctly

Internal UK doors are generally made in several standard sizes to meet most domestic needs. However, not everyone is lucky enough to have a frame to fit a standard sized door.

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Brighten up your home with the right doors

Brighten up your home with the right doors

When it comes to brightening up your home, many will think of doing things like buying light reflecting paint, lining windows with light dressings and adding as many mirrors to the decor of a room as possible. However, there...

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Reviewing the Latest Trends in the UK Interior Door Market - Part 1

Reviewing the Latest Trends in the UK Interior Door Market - Part 1

British door designs are particularly influenced by trends in architectural interior design and kitchens.

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Using Darker Timber Doors to Create the Wow Factor

Using Darker Timber Doors to Create the Wow Factor

Darker timbers such as Walnut and Wenge have long been associated with European markets where consumers tend to be more extrovert with regards to interior design.

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Why Fire Doors keep you safe!

Why Fire Doors keep you safe!

Most of us have seen a fire door at some point in our lifetime though probably not noticed it - Learn more about Fire Doors.

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Get inspired with our Unique Door Designs for 2014

Get inspired with our Unique Door Designs for 2014

Every year our designers review the latest trends and give them a unique twist to bring you fresh ideas and inspiration.

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Create the Perfect Open Living Space by using a Glazed Rebated Door Pair

Create the Perfect Open Living Space by using a Glazed Rebated Door Pair

Everyone wants their home to stand out and look amazing whilst still maintaining its practicality; a rebated door pair can help to achieve just that.

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Three Steps to Replacing your Doors

Three Steps to Replacing your Doors

When choosing the new doors for your home it is imperative that they are also the right doors for your home, which is not always that easy.

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How to measure a door correctly

How to measure a door correctly

Internal doors are usually made to fit several standard sizes. If you are simply replacing the doors in your home, then you can use the measurements of your existing doors to work out the sizes you require

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