Monthly Archives: May 2010

Do you also do sliding front doors for flats? The main door into my building is fine, but the door into my individual flat takes up a lot of the hall space when it opens! Do you sell sliding doors that would be safe and secure enough to be suitable for use as a front door, as that would help me immensely.

Unfortunately neither the sliding door gear nor pocket door gear we supply would be secure enough to use on a front door – the only sliding door locks we supply are 3 lever, so your insurance company wouldn’t rate them … Continue reading

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Which door closer do I need to ensure an internal door at home closes right up shut to stop a cat getting in to the hamsters?

It would be best to go for an overhead door closer with latching action (which controls the last few degrees of the closing, and is the bit you want to be sure is working right).  The lowest price one we … Continue reading

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A device to help fit AA45 door closers?

I would like to order some AA45 door closers to replace the ones in my flat, but I don’t know how I will be able to fit them. When I tried to remove one of the old ones it was … Continue reading

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Q: I have a 60cm width cupboard door in bedroom I’d like to make into a sliding door to save space. Please could you advise me if any of your sliding gear is suitable for this job?

A: If the door is less than 9 kgs in weight you could use a Coburn Hush kit, or if the doors are up to 25 kgs you might look at a Coburn Jason kit.  The other alternative for doors … Continue reading

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I am thinking of getting the Hideaway pocket door system, how easy is it to install?

If you would like to watch a video of the installation made by the manufacturer, you can watch it: click here.

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