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Our distinctive range of traditional and contemporary engineered timber French doors are technologically advanced, stylish with pleasing sightlines and are available in Meranti (hardwood), European Redwood and Oak.

Double opening French doors may be designed to open inwards or outwards as required. For outward opening doors traditional cabin hooks may be fitted wherever possible to enable the doors to be held open, perhaps to enjoy a view of the garden on a pleasant afternoon.

The master door is fitted with high security multi-point locking mechanisms featuring hook bolts and deadlock, whilst the slave door is fitted with strong, unobtrusive flush bolts. All French doors are hung on fully adjustable hinges that are colour co-ordinated with the handle and door threshold.

Customers can choose between having a single handle or twin handles as preferred.

Styles & Colours

Our French doors are available as double doors but can also be designed to have sidelights on either side or both.

French doors are available factory finished with high performance micro-porous timber coatings for maximum protection. Any standard RAL colour and dual colour option is available. The doors are also available in a choice of five different stain finishes and doors manufactured using oak are available in hand oiled oak finishes (light and dark).

Glazing

Glass is fitted from room side for security. Astragal squares, horizontal astragal bars, leaded lights, diamond leaded lights and arched astragal options are all available.

French doors are fitted with 24mm (4/16/4) glazing as standard with soft-coat energy saving glass and warm edge spacer bars to give 1.1 W/m2K U-value. Argon/Krypton gas filled sealed units are available with clear annealed, patterned, toughened, acoustic, laminated and bio-clean glass options.

Security

Our timber French doors are fitted with multi-point locks with hook bolts and deadlock.

Furniture

A wide choice of traditional and contemporary styled handles and hinges are available in a choice of colours namely chrome, brass or black.

Maintenance

Regular maintenance of timber French doors and moving parts such as handles and hinges is essential for their long term performance.

The decorative finish applied to French doors must be maintained. Annual inspection should be made and any blemishes dealt with, as necessary. Check for damage caused by wear or for scratches, abrasions and faulty operation of hardware. Timber French doors should be wiped clean, if only to remove dirt and grime, using a sponge and mild detergent in water at three monthly intervals. Abrasive or corrosive cleaners and materials must not be used.

Glass should be cleaned in the normal way with warm, mild soapy water or a quality glass cleaner.