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  1. J

    Laminate to laminate large height difference rebate

    Hi, I have removed the sliding door between dining room and conservatory, but with the 20mm insulation and underfloor heating mats, there will be approx 30-35mm height difference between the two floors. I want to lay the same laminate through both rooms with as seamless a threshold as possible...
  2. S

    Carpet to laminate threshold/transition bars

    Hi all, We are trying to find a threshold door bar that goes from laminate to carpet. The problem I seem to be having is which strip to use. The laminate is 10mm thick and the underlay for the laminate is 5mm thick. The carpet I was planning on getting is 20mm thick. I have tried searching for...
  3. AudioDave

    Gap under external door.

    Hi all. Our external door has a draft on one side, this is due to the seals on the underside of the door being damaged when the previous owners let the door drop. I've asked a door parts site for advice, but they think the part fitted is now obsolete. My question is, where can I find a T...
  4. N

    Channel drain, next to, or underneath Door threshold?

    I have a bifold door with a DV14 threshold. I am planning to run a channel drain, but do I butt it up next to the threshold, or place it underneath. I plan to run somedecking to to the doors, but would this then butt up to the drain or go over the top? I have created a sketchup to try to...
  5. B

    Awkward Tile/Wood Threshold

    See attached photo...need to bridge a threshold. The tiles are a bit higher on one side than the other - about 16mm above the wood floor on one end but only about 12mm at the other end (everything in this place is a bit wonky!). Can anyone suggest a good way to bridge the threshold please? The...
  6. Benmak

    Back door leaking.. Please help

    Hello. I'm concerned about my backdoor as we have had some heavy rain in the last day and I noticed a wet patch in the concrete that meets the corner of the door frame. Somehow water is making its way into the house through both edges of the door. I have always had concerns over the...
  7. D

    Lifting carpet to get to the floor board. How does this threshold work?

    I have wooden floorboards that are getting a bit too squeaky. so I am going to lift the carpet. I hope it wont be too trixy The thresholds look like the images below. But I'm not totally sure the best way to lift them as they look flimsy and not sure how they are attached so don't know how to...
  8. N

    Laminate expansion gap wooden threshold

    Hi guys n gals, Tackling some laminate, but its the first time iv come across these wooden door thresholds. The carpet has just been laid, so modifying that is a no go. What is the best way to deal with the expansion gap at this end? They are at the door between bedroom and hallway, but also...
  9. S

    laminate to tile transition

    I am putting down new floors in a downstairs WC (tile) and adjoining hallway (12mm laminate). I was looking at transitions between the two and was really hoping to achieve a really minimalist finish like the attached pic Is this possible with laminate flooring that is essentially 'floating'...
  10. D

    Fitting Exterior threshold when ground’s too high!

    Hi folks, I have a bit of a challenge, I’d appreciate help with, please. The hardwood threshold was rotten right Through on our lower ground floor (Victorian) front door. I’ve pulled it out, removed a few bricks, and am trying to place a new one in its place. The trouble is the ground level...
  11. D

    what glue to stick threshold bar down with?

    I bought some threshold strips that have a pretty useless adhesive strip on them. Already tried it and it failed within a day as the floor is concrete. So I thought the next best thing is maybe a glue. No more nails, gorilla glue? etc.. I know some glues melt plastics, so what's the best...
  12. T

    Level threshold detail? Beam and block

    My first question is, my architect has not included a level threshold detail for my bifold doors. Can I differ from the drawing without having it approved? Can my BCI just approve a method? can someone explain or show me the detail for a level threshold? (Beam and block floor) I would’ve...
  13. JLM1978

    Upvc door frame help

    Hello I've been trying to weather proof my front door and have had advice to fit a threshold kit. I have now purchased it but I'm not sure it should go in to a upvc door frame? Does anyone know if anything should sit in the bottom of the door frame? Picture for info but not mine. I was...
  14. A

    Front door cil/ laminate floor - gap

    Hi guys when my new laminate floor was fitted, it seems there’s now a gap between the cil of the front door and the new laminate in the hallway that meets it. See photo below - is something missing? Any suggestions on items to disguise this please would be super - I tried covering it up with a...
  15. M

    Threshold Bars/Strips for thick Carpet and Underlay

    Hello, I have had some carpets (and underlay) installed. However the carpet to carpet threshold bars the fitters used give some pretty steep “ramping”. So much so it gives quite a noticeable “trough” at the door thresholds even though the underlay is cutback underneath. Therefore has anyone...
  16. D

    Off the shelf internal door frame with threshold?

    I'm converting a car port which used to house the front door (with side light) so there will now need to be a standard 30" internal door there, but there also needs be a step down in to the new room as levels differ. Is a standard 32" door frame that includes a (preferably hardwood) threshold...
  17. D

    What type of glue or Dbl sided tape for transition/threshold strips?

    I have some aluminium Diall trans strips, with plastic btm strips, instructions indicate fixing by glue? Is there a heavy duty 25mm dbl sided tape available that would also do the job? Thanks Dain
  18. D

    Click vinyl - is it easy to put down etc

    I don't mind removing the door architraves etc to put it down. Is an underlay of some kind always necessary (am trying not to raise finished surface up too much). How much expansion space needed along edges of a 3x2m room? (room is currently without skirting) Once down, if I remove a...
  19. M

    External door steps, upvc threshold height and the 150mm dcp.

    To the left is the extension, on the right at 90deg to this is the original house wall. To the right of the patio door is next doors garden wall, running parallel with the extension. I have removed the existing concrete slab, which was less than 150mm below dcp level. We had no issues stepping...
  20. A

    How do I solve this flooring threshold?

    Hi, I have a varying depth, uneven but overall thin gap between a stone floor and enginnered laminate wood flooring, both sections laid on screed with underfloor heating. The gap is too narrow to fit a T-bar and I don't want to drill into the floor as the undefloor heating pipes are close to the...
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