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Lockswift South Lakeland

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Working in the areas in and around Leicestershire & Nottinghamshire. Brian is a fully qualified locksmith accredited with...
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Barriertherm UK

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We are a family run company run on family values we provide a personal professional service offering great products at fac...
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Fixrot.co.uk

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Dumfries & Galloway’s Leading Damp Proofing & Wood Rot Specialist We offer up to 30 years Guarantee We also carry out...
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I C Davison

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I.C Davison is a family run home improvement company, which has been established for over 30 years, so you can be sure tha...
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29 Apr

Doors | External | uPVC

Maryport - CA15

Enquiry from: William A

Start Date: Immediate

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internal replacement conservatory french doors. 140mm x 190mm. fitted. are you the property owner: owner of the property what doors do you require: patio/french door what materials are you looking at...

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23 Feb

Doors | External | bifold

Ambleside - LA22

Enquiry from: Sita B

Start Date: Less than one month

customer in the ambleside area made an enquiry a couple of projects including bifold doors.call anytime and arrange an appointment to discuss. below is some details about this project:customer has con...

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25 Jan

Doors | External | Timber

Barrow-in-Furness - LA13

Enquiry from: Edward R

Start Date: Immediate

would like my upvc door replaced with a wooden one in pale green are you the property owner: owner of the property property type: terrace do you require doors: front door how many doors are you looki...

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22 Jan

Doors | External | Timber

Barrow-in-Furness - LA13

Enquiry from: Edward W

Start Date: Immediate

quote for a new front door in solid wood please to replace present upvc door are you the property owner: owner of the property property type: terrace do you require doors: front door how many doors a...

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19 Jan

Doors | External | bifold

Whitehaven - CA28

Enquiry from: ALISTAIR B

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mr requested quotes for bifold doors from a door installer around whitehaven. they are considering a couple of projects at the moment.call anytime to arrange appointment to discuss. the information be...

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19 Jan

Doors | External | uPVC

Whitehaven - CA28

Enquiry from: ALISTAIR B

Start Date: Immediate

mr requested quotes for upvc door from a door installer around whitehaven. they are considering a couple of projects at the moment.call anytime to arrange appointment to discuss. the information below...

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21 Dec

Doors | External | uPVC

Penrith - CA11

Enquiry from: Owen M

Start Date: Less than one month

customer has a doors project they are looking to have done, specially they want quotes for upvc door. they are unsure of options so would like to discuss with a door installer.confirmed interest via s...

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15 Sep

Doors | Garage

Grange-over-Sands - LA11

Enquiry from: Vickie T

Start Date: 1 to 3 months

customer in grange-over-sands areas is looking to do a couple of projects at the moment, and would like quotes for garage doors.confirmed interest via sms and email at 15/09/2021 18:03.please call to ...

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05 Sep

Doors | External | uPVC

Barrow-in-Furness - LA13

Enquiry from: Dean G

Start Date: Immediate

customer made an online enquiry for upvc door and confirmed on email they would like a call with a door installer to discuss prices.please call to arrange an appointment to quote.customer has confirme...

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04 Sep

Doors | External | Timber

Carlisle - CA3

Enquiry from: Christine S

Start Date: Immediate

new door measured supplied and installed property type: other do you require doors: front door how many doors are you looking for: 1 door what colour are you interested in: blue what level of service ...

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14 Aug

Doors | External | uPVC

Egremont - CA22

Enquiry from: Jonathon W

Start Date: Less than one month

customer in egremont area has requested that we arrange quotes for their upvc door project.mr are considering various options and would like to discuss with a door installer directly.please call to di...

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12 Aug

Doors | External | bifold

Barrow-in-Furness - LA14

Enquiry from: Wai Y

Start Date: Immediate

i want to change the carpeted room into a wooden floor. are you the property owner: owner of the property where would you like your bifold door: internal what level of service do you require: install ...

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12 Aug

Doors | External | Composite

Brampton, Carlisle - CA8

Enquiry from: Phil B

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customer in the brampton, carlisle area made an enquiry a couple of projects including composite doors.call anytime and arrange an appointment to discuss. below is some details about this project: are...

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08 Aug

Doors | External | bifold

Workington - CA14

Enquiry from: Susan R

Start Date: Less than one month

customer in workington area has requested that we arrange quotes for their bifold doors project.ms are considering various options and would like to discuss with a door installer directly.please call ...

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08 Aug

Doors | External | uPVC

Workington - CA14

Enquiry from: Susan R

Start Date: Less than one month

customer in the workington area made an enquiry a couple of projects including upvc door.call anytime and arrange an appointment to discuss. below is some details about this project:customer has confi...

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02 Aug

Doors | External | uPVC

Whitehaven - CA28

Enquiry from: Becky D

Start Date: Immediate

1000mm wide x 2100mm high are you the property owner: owner of the property what doors do you require: back door what materials are you looking at for you door: pvcu what colour are you interested in:...

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25 Jul

Doors | External | uPVC

Kendal - LA8

Enquiry from: Liz B

Start Date: Immediate

customer in kendal area has requested that we arrange quotes for their upvc door project.mrs are considering various options and would like to discuss with a door installer directly.please call to dis...

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25 Jul

Doors | External | bifold

Kendal - LA8

Enquiry from: Liz B

Start Date: Immediate

customer has a doors project they are looking to have done, specially they want quotes for bifold doors. they are unsure of options so would like to discuss with a door installer.confirmed interest vi...

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12 Jul

Doors | External | Composite

Kendal - LA8

Enquiry from: Derek J

Start Date: Immediate

customer in kendal areas is looking to do a couple of projects at the moment, and would like quotes for composite doors.confirmed interest via email at 12/07/2021 14:28.please call to arrange appointm...

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02 Jun

Doors | External | uPVC

Maryport - CA15

Enquiry from: May Y

Start Date: Immediate

customer has a doors project they are looking to have done, specially they want quotes for upvc door. they are unsure of options so would like to discuss with a door installer.confirmed interest via s...

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How much do Door Fitter services cost?

How much do Door Installers in Cumbria charge?
Prices for Door Installers around Cumbria can vary depending upon the sort of work that you need to have actually performed in your residence. It's the question we are asked a lot "how much do Door Installers in Cumbria charge?". It's always really good to have an idea of how much a Door Installer are going to likely charge for their work. Rates are going to vary based on the materials as well as the tradesman selected. The table reveals the kinds of job that Door Installers normally do as well as the typical cost range of these jobs. Some tasks take longer to complete than others so prices do vary by project.

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The average price
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£1,271

Door Fitter job Door Fitter cost in 2022
Bi fold doors in Cumbria £2,160-£3,240
Upvc door in Cumbria £563-£863
garage door in Cumbria £1,125-£1,725
Wooden garage doors in Cumbria £1,125-£1,725
Composite front doors in Cumbria £713-£1,093
Hardwood doors in Cumbria £675-£1,035
Metal doors in Cumbria £450-£690

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How long does it take to install doors?

If you’re looking to upgrade your home or considering a remodelling project, doors can be a cool and fast way to improve the value of your property. Whether you wish to increase the visual appeal of your home with a new exterior door or simply to alter the appearance of an outdated or plain bedroom or bathroom, doors can also go a long way to improve the look of your home. If you’re thinking about taking on such a project, one of the things you might want to consider is length of time it’ll take to complete the installation process. In this post, we’re going to give you a good insight into the time it takes to complete a door installation process to help you make informed decision moving forward. Let’s take a look!

Just like any home improvement project, the duration of time it’ll take to install doors will depend on a number of factors. These factors include the style/type of door to be installed, the ease of access, the skill and experience of the installer and lots more. In general, replacing an exterior door should, on the average, take about 5 to 6 hours. An interior door, on the other hand, should be much quicker as it doesn’t require same flashing, caulking as well as other weatherproofing processes. In general, the installation of an interior door can be completed within 2 to 4 hours. If you choose to take on this task by yourself, you can expect the duration to be longer due to the little or no experience possessed.

do i need planning permission for bifold doors?

Do I Need A Planning Permission For Bifold Doors?

Are you thinking about installing bifold doors for your home or property? If yes, you’d probably want to know if you’re going to need planning permission. Well, you’re not alone! Being fully aware the application process for planning permission might not be the easiest of tasks, several home owners would like to know if they’ll be going through the process for installing bifold doors. The answer is, you may actually not need a planning permission for installing bifold doors in your home. Adding or replacing doors is basically one of the home improvement efforts that are less complicated and as a result, they normally do not require planning permission. But despite that, they still need to comply with the UK’s building regulations.

Changing or adding doors to your home or property are usually considered to be covered under permitted development and even more so, when there’s no extension constructed for the doors. However under certain circumstances, these rights can be removed by the local authorities. A good example is when the property is a listed building or in a designated conservation area.

In the event whereby you find yourself having to apply for a planning permission, the time it usually takes to be granted one depends on the number of planning applications on queue. However, it typically takes about 8 weeks or 2 months to tender your application and be granted planning permission if it’s required. To apply for planning application by UK households, you’ll have to pay £172 - which is the set application fee nationwide. In certain situations where objection arises, there may be some delays in the process. If you’re still not certain whether your new bifold doors will require a planning permission, we’d recommend consulting your local authority.

how long do bifold doors last?

How Long Do Bifold Doors Last?

Are you ready to make the bifold doors investment decision? There’s one thing that might you may be hesitant about - how long do bifold doors last? Well, if this is the case then you’re not alone as this happens to be one of the most frequently asked question on bifold doors by potential investors. However the lifespan of bifold doors is based on a number of influencing factors such as the manufacturer of the door, the materials used in making the bifold door as well as how properly maintained it is.

There are several types of materials which can be used in making bifold doors. These includes aluminium, uPVC as well as wood. Amongst all the options, aluminium happens to be an incredibly robust material and when produced, it can have a lifespan of about 30 to 50 years on a property with good maintenance. Aluminium boasts a perfect blend of strength and malleability which happens to be a lot less likely to warp, expand or rot when compared to wood ( timber) or uPVC bifold doors. As a result, the life expectancy an aluminium bifold doors is expected to have is up to 45 years which is considerably larger than that of the uPVC at 25 to 35 years. What’s more? Aluminium framing is designed to last a long period while also being largely resistant to corrosion because aluminium does not rust as a result of the oxide layer on its surface. The function of the oxide layer is to protect the underlying metal while also being resistant to corrosion. As a result, the aluminium door is adequately protected from rain as well as acidity which are especially more present in the coaster regions.

It must be noted that the bifold doors only require minimal maintenance, however this is quite significant in ensuring the door lasts long.

how much is a composite front door?

Composite front doors offer a wide range of benefits which includes numerous style and colour options, increased security, personalization options, durability as well as low maintenance requirements. However, with so many options available in the market, it’s also expected that the prices would vary greatly depending on many factors. These factors include the colour, style of the composite door, glazing option, door furniture as well as security locks.

• Colour - More popular and basic colours like white, blue and brown black are manufactured in mass, making them a bit lesser than the unusual colours as they usually go through an expensive colour mixing process.

• Style Of The Door - The most common and popular door styles are manufactured in large quantities and consequently, the cheaper option than the more complex styles. A good example is the six panel door that features two frosted glass inlays will definitely cost more than the four panel plain white composite door.

• Glazing Option - The glass type, design and panel size all play a huge role in determining the price. The more complex your glazing option is, the more money you’ll have to pay.

• Door Furniture - Several composite doors come with bespoke handles, letterplates and knockers to achieve your desired finish. The furniture additions on door can also play a huge role in influencing the overall cost of your composite door.

• Security Locks - Multi point locks typically comes as a standard. However, you might need to determine the type required by your as the quality and type can vary considerably.

Generally, to have a basic style composite door installed, you’ll have spend about £850 and above. And depending on the design requirements and glazing features you select, this price can increase significantly.

how much are composite doors?

Unlike several other complex multi choice products, composite door prices are no great mystery. However, it all depends on your personal preferences as well as your budget. There are a variety of customization options and extras, so you can easily select one that’s unique to your home. Composite doors offer you more colours, more styles, a greater choice of accessories as well as more glazing options. With the availability of a plethora of options in the market, it’s very hard to provide a precise price for a composite door as all the options play a significant role in the price structure.

• The Door’s Quality

Composite doors commonly comes with either a CFC-free insulating polyurethane (PU) foam or a laminated hardwood core. The price to be paid will depend on the quality of the composite with the laminated hardwood core being of more quality and ultimately, more expensive.

• Glazing Options

Between a coloured leaded glass double panel and a clear double-glazed panel there’s a huge price difference. And within these two extremes, there are also many other variables.

• Accessories

There are a world of choices when it comes to accessories in terms of the handle styles, letterplates, knockers and more. All playing a role in the price of the composite door.

• Locking System

A common feature of several composite doors is the multi point locking systems. However, the price, choice and security of the lock cylinder can be hugely different which also play a part in the price of the composite door.

• Location

Your geographical location plays an even more important part when you’re having your door installed. For instance, delivery in certain areas in the UK or finding tradesmen comes at a premium which is also shown in the price.

What materials are available for doors?

Doors can be bought in a range of materials, such as wood, aluminium or uPVC. There are also more modern composite doors which use a variety of different materials for toughness and durability. Doors are also available in glass reinforced plastic (GRP), and engineered timber.

How much do replacement garage doors cost?

This is one of the most important factors to consider when considering the replacement of your old garage door. However, the replacement cost of a garage door relies on a number of factors such as the type of the preferred garage door, the size of the area in which the door will be installed and lots more. To get a more accurate estimate of the replacement cost you also have to consider the cost of removing the old garage door and the mechanism, the price of disposing the old garage door from the premise, the cost of installing a new sub frame and a new door panel, cost of the new operating mechanism and modern locking installation as well as the cost of purchasing and installing the new garage door. Here, we are only going to look at the purchase and installation cost of the new asset.

Today, there are a wide range of garage doors to choose from such as sectional, rollers, up and down, side sliding ( round the corner) and side hinged. They also come with varying materials which plays a significant role in the cost of the item such as steel, timber, aluminium, PVC and more. Furthermore, several garage doors include the option of being controlled electronically.

Generally, garage doors will cost between £300 to £5000, and include a price with the range of £150 to £1000 for the ones that can be operated electronically. With that in mind, the remaining cost would be that of the professional installer and that should be between £150 to £250 a person per day. For the labour, you can expect the installation of your new garage door to be completed within 3 to 6 hours (although an electric or specialist door may take longer installation time than the conventional or manual ones).

how to install bifold doors?

How To Install Bifold Doors

If you’re looking to install a bifold door in your home or property, then you’re at the right place! In reality some jobs are better left to the professionals and one of such jobs is bifold door installation especially if you lack proper training and experience that’ll guarantee the best result the first time. If otherwise, hiring a professional installer will do you lots of good like saving you time and extra money that could result from costly errors. In this step by step guide, we’ll take you through the bifold doors installation process.

The first step to take when it comes to bifold door installation is to take the measurement of the door opening and get a kit in the appropriate size. For a better accuracy, do note that the combined measurement of both doors should be about an inch less than the opening’s total width while also being two inches less than the door frame’s height.

• Install the top rails in such a way that the rail’s end makes contact with the door frame’s side using the screws.

• Fit the bottom rail in the same fashion as the top ensuring the rail’s end makes contact with the same side of the door frame.

• Insert dowels into the predrilled holes in the door panels’ top.

• Place the dowel with the adjustment screw near the bottom’s side wall. While placing the fixed dowels in the door panel’s top and bottom on the side farthest away from the hinge. Once done, put the dowel and spring assembly into the door panel’s top, closest to the side wall.

• Fit the door panels into rail’s top and bottom while also adjusting the screws to centre the doors.

• Ensure the doors open and close like they should. If positive, tighten all hardware and fit the pulls or knobs of the door.

Door Fitter help and advice

3 Reasons to Choose Timber Bifold Doors for your Property Published: 05/07/2017 Interested in bifold doors for your home? Whether you want to install them between 2 spaces or link your home to the outside world, they’re a wonderful option that will immediately enhance your house. Bifold doors have ended up being the preferred style in the UK as an alternative to patio and French ranges. If […] Read this article
Why Aluminium Bifold Doors are the Perfect Choice for your Home Published: 04/07/2017 If you desire bifold doors for your home, one of the primary choices will be the material you choose. There are many factors that will make up your choice, however for lots of homeowners aluminium bifold doors are the supreme choice. But what are these elements that you have to think about? Discover our pros […] Read this article
Do you Need a Traffic Door with your Bifold Doors? Published: 03/07/2017 Bifold doors are a great solution for integrating your indoor living space with your garden. However one of the biggest bifold door issues is that you can’t get in from the outside when the doors are internally locked. Thankfully, there is a way you can resolve this issue. Ask your bifold door expert to design […] Read this article

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