Bob's Door Advice

3 Tactics To Choose The Right Security Mesh Screen For Your Coastal Home

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When you first buy a coastal home or are building one near the sea, it’s hard to understand exactly what you need in the property. Security screens are an ideal way to keep unwanted critters away, while providing an added layer of security from burglars and intruders. Choosing the right screen can be daunting when you haven’t done it before, so use these tactics to pick the right one for your coastal home. Read More»

Wood Heaters: Simple Steps for Adjusting Your Door Latch

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If your wood heater door is not functioning as expected, you should think about adjusting the door latch to resolve the problem. In general, wood heater doors are fitted with a rope gasket which is designed to create a firm seal between the door and the main heater structure. The gasket isolates the fire from the interior space of the home, minimising the flow of smoke. Unfortunately, the gasket can sustain wear due to prolonged use. Read More»

Can You Add a Security Door to a Heritage Property?

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If you own and live in a heritage building, then you’ll quickly realise that your responsibilities are different to those of regular home owners. Heritage buildings are a part of the country’s history and, as such, they are given protection to preserve them in as close to their original state as possible. Typically, this means that you’ll need to comply with rules on what can and can’t be done to change a property, especially if your changes affect its cosmetic appearance. Read More»