patio door

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    Everest doors and thermal bridging

    Hi there I was wondering if anyone could help. We recently moved into a property with Everest aluminium framed sliding patio doors. These were installed in 2009 according to the order note we found. However we have noticed these are very cold to touch and draughty . Does anyone know if these...
  2. bettz1

    Changing upvc patio door gaskets

    Hi past few years I've noticed our patio doors seem to let a draft in I've tightened up the keeps messed with the hinges outside etc and they have improved but you can still feel the cold in the bottom corner. Noticed the rubber gaskets on the doors look a bit worn although the house is 9 years...
  3. ihatealldiy

    Second door of French Patio hinged door is jammed!

    Hi The second door (not the locking door) of my UPVC patio (french) door is jammed. They are hinged doors. I can open the main door easily and lock it up. Thought of opening both doors for the summer but find that second door is jammed. I can feel something hard hitting at the bottom (maybe...
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    Patio Door

    We have a patio door which is lower on one side than the other On the side where the height is ok I can access the roller at the bottom of the patio door However, on the side where the height is lower I cannot readily access the roller at the bottom of the patio door See photos of top and...
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    Patio door removal - stuck!

    Hi, Having trouble removing the 2nd sliding patio door. 1st came out by removing the 2 plastic inserts at the top of the door (see attached). I’ve managed to remove 1 of these on the second door but the other is positioned behind a metal ridge that runs top to bottom on the door (the part which...
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    Self Levelling Compound Barrier - Novice

    I need to level a concrete floor ready for laminate flooring. Previously tile and cement. Floor is 4.5mx3m. Never done this before and unsure how to deal with creating a barrier for the compound. I've attached diagram below but basically 4 sides: 1x patio doors (currently gap of 8mm...
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    Building regs to remove patio doors? (Not SAPS / EPC)

    Hi, I'm having SAPS/EPC done to remove patio doors to new extension (formerly conservatory). Can anyone advise if I also need building regs/inspection to check that the supporting beam is strong enough to support the load from above when the patio doors and frame aren't in place?? Thanks.
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    Extension french door - changing locks

    I am looking to change the cylinder locks on my French doors. The door on the right is easy to do, with removing the screw from inside. However on the left door, this is not accessible as easily. IMG_20191201_154426 by Phoebian posted 2 Dec 2019 at 8:00 AM From what I can see, this plastic...
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    Patio Window Transition

    Hello I need advice on how to do a patio window to floorboard transition. Please see photo At the top you can see the patio window and at the bottom you can see the rotted floor boards. Between them you can see a concrete (or motar) layer, laid on a DPC membrane. Below the DPC membrane is...
  10. Xanthiee

    Sliding door won’t open.

    Hiii, So I have a sliding patio door that is stuck closed. The key is turning freely to unlock it but the lever to unlock it is stuck down and will not budge. Helppppp
  11. bettz1

    Sliding patio door won't lock

    Hi my parents have gone away and I've noticed there patio door doesn't lock.My sister's staying in the house and is naturally a little scared. I'm not sure now if the lever locks when it's down or supposed to lock when the levers up. We slide the door shut the key will turn ok but doesn't seem...
  12. Bungled

    Buying a sliding patio door - what should I look for?

    Please could you share any tips about how to choose a new patio door? I'm after a new sliding patio door, probably in uPVC to match the windows. There are loads of door manufacturers and it's hard to know how they differ. On top of that, I've found a lot of different installers local to me -...
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    Tilt and Slide door problem

    Help! I found my new tilt and slide door got stuck. I have two tild/slide doors, each slides to one side, and closing togehter in the middle joining each other. Now one got stucked, they just looked closed, but both cannot be opened. The problem door's top is closed fine, and looked...
  14. Martyn Bell

    Patio Door Frame Rotten

    I have a UPVC double glazed patio door which for some strange reason has wood underneath the frame. The wood has rotten away & I have removed it, supporting the window temporarily on small blocks of wood. It has been suggested that I should replace the wood with plastic, but where can I purchase...
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    Unusual patio door handle

    Hi everyone I am trying to find a pair of new door handles for my patio door but so far have really struggled with the left handle (see picture) a well known place that sells handles is even a bit stumped when I sent the picture to say they not seen a handle like that before. It is the handle...
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