Monthly Archives: June 2010

I have built 2 wardrobes, originally I was intending to hang 2 x 444mm doors on each carcass using standard sprung hinges. Unfortunately this would leave no space between the wardrobe and the bed, therefore I am now looking at a sliding door system. I need a system which will fulfill my dimensions and provide tracks for both top and bottom, along with all other hardware in terms of rollers etc. Please could you advise on a suitable system which would provide everything I need?

As long as your doors are no more than 25kg each and 12mm minimum thickness, then we would recommend the Jason sliding door gear: 4J – 2 door kit 1200mm (47″) which you can cut down to size.  This will … Continue reading

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Fitting a door closer to an arched door?

Q: (from John) I am a carpenter and have been asked to fit a door closer at a primary school. The door however is an arched one. I fitted some spring hinges, along with a hydraulic hinge. This worked for … Continue reading

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I require internal door closers for upvc doors, the profile is Kommerling Connoisseur Gold system.

When choosing a door closer for a uPVC door, similar criteria apply to when choosing for a timber door; How wide is the door? What is its function? Do they open out or open in? etc.  We suggest selecting a … Continue reading

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I am looking for an outside access handle/system through a door fitted with panic hardware inside. This is for after hours hotel guests to come and go. I need to ensure the door is self locking after access from both sides.

To do the job of locking automatically upon closing, we recommend the Exidor 305 mortice operators.  On the inside (push to escape) side of the door you have a normal push bar which comes with a lock case which is … Continue reading

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I am trying to find H086 – 85 x 76 x 3mm lift off hinges. Our doors are 35mm, would these hinges be suitable for that?

The H086 Royde & Tucker hinges are available from us in BZP (Bright Zinc Plate) and also a wide range of other finishes.  35mm is the minimum door thickness which these hinges will suit.  They are handed left or right.

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I work for a housing association and I am trying to source a privacy lock for an internal, wooden bi-fold bathroom door. What can you suggest?

We supply a mortice bathroom lock for a sliding /folding door which is used in conjunction with a normal bathroom indicator & thumbturn.  It works by splaying out the latch bolt behind the keep.  You can buy them both on … Continue reading

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Recommend a door closer?

Q: (from Guy) I need a door closer that is hidden or discreet and that closes softly [probably hydraulic?] to fit an old georgian 4-panel door and frame.  The problem is the door is slammed it will crack shower tiles … Continue reading

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