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    Draught proof doors

    Carpenters

    If I want to have a new door installed and once that wont have many issues with draughts, what brand or type of door would you recommend?

    Asked by Charles on 26th Feb 2021
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    VM CARPENTERY&JOINERY LTD

    "Stormguard’s metal door brush draught excluder seals gaps of up to 25mm, can be cut to size and comes complete with fixings and pre-drilled holes.

    It’s a effective way to deal with draughts, and has been praised by reviewers for being ‘easy to fit’ and making ‘a huge difference’ to inefficient doors.

    It comes in a gold or alumninium finish, and there’s also a smaller version for gaps of up to 15mm. Just measure the space under your door and you’re good to go!"

    Answered on 27th Feb 2021 - Member since Mar 2019 - report
    PJ coulter joinery contractor

    "Charles for an internal door you can get a draught seal for around the door"

    Answered on 26th Feb 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
    Haven properties

    "If having a UPVC door fitted then draught proofing should come as standard. There should be no need for additional items to be fitted. Mostly all UPVC/composite door company’s are ok obviously avoid the really cheap ones for obvious reasons! If it’s a wooden door then a different approach is required in the form of draft excluders. Avoid the cheap foam types. Screwfix or toolstation have a decent selection again avoid the cheap stuff it doesn’t last. The best ones are the ones that have a barb that fits into a groove on the inside of the frame creating an air tight seal. These are a little bit harder to do if there isn’t a groove already there but not impossible for a joiner or competent person. Hope this helps."

    Answered on 26th Feb 2021 - Member since Nov 2020 - report

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