Doors


New door

How to paint hardwood Front door and get perfect finish.

                      Painting a new hardwood door is much the same as the restoration of a period door, in that it takes the same steps to bring a new door up to the same standard, as seen in photos, first sand door, then […]


Brass polishing / door restoration on a period residence.

Brass polishing When it comes to painting and decorating a period home the first thing you see is the front door, so when we decorate a period house, we tend to restore the front door, and while doing that the “cherry on the icing” as it were, is when we […]

Door and brasses in need of attention

How to restore a front door using a heat gun, for best results.

Here we see the various stages that go into stripping a front door with a heat gun, after stripping, priming, filling, and painting several times; we polished the brass also completing the look!                                   […]


How to Varnish your exterior Doors and windows.

When we do exterior painting in Dublin, we realise the importance of proper preparation in order to do a really nice job on exterior windows and doors. Firstly one needs to strip off the old product. You do this in a number of ways, using a heavy duty scraper ( used […]


How to paint double glazed Velux type windows? What should my windows look like when finished?

When painting wooden double glazed windows, there are a few steps that need to be taken to ensure a top class job. The windows need to be sanded with emery paper and the wood cleaned with white spirit, then one paints an undercoat primer, this can be oil or water […]


Restoring a front door on a period house

In this blog post, we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to approach restoring a front door in a period house using a heat gun and stripping agent. Doors on period houses may be one hundred and fifty years old, and in some cases even older. In many cases, […]