door restoration


How to paint a hardwood front door and get the perfect finish

How to paint a hardwood front door and get the perfect finish Painting a new hardwood door is much the same as the restoration of a period door, as it takes the same steps to bring a new door up to the same standard. As shown in the photos above, the steps […]

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Door and brasses in need of attention

Brass polishing on doors of period houses

Brass polishing on doors of period houses The first thing you see of any home is the front door. So when it comes to painting and decorating a period home, we also tend to be asked to restore the front door, too. The “cherry on top” as it were, is […]


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, […]