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Tectus concealed Hinges.... Invisible hinges!

by Rolf Coates on 08-11-2016

Tectus Concealed Hinges are the excellent choice when seeking to achieve a linear or minimalistic design, as they are indeed invisible hinges!

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What else should i consider appart from door handle height regulations?

by Stephen Besley on 04-11-2016

We all know that there are regulations around the height, that door handles should be fitted, but surely there's more to consider?  Indeed there is, we outline some key considerations you should[..]

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Wooden pull handles for high end interiors

by Stephen Besley on 04-11-2016

Entrance pull handles are the first thing that your cusotmers will contact as they enter your building – choosing a prestige entrance door handle articulates the right message to your customer.

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3 Reasons why Floor springs have the edge over standard door closers

by Stephen Besley on 04-11-2016

Have you ever wondered why you should use floor springs rather than standard door closers?  Here’s some thoughts for your design consideration.

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How high should pull handles be fitted?

by Adrian Besley on 04-11-2016

To meet the requirements of BS 8300, the bottom end of pull handle should be no lower than 700mm and no higher than 1000mm above the floor.  The top end of pull handle should be no lower than[..]

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Why should you use concealed door straighteners?

by Adrian Besley on 04-11-2016

The trend for tall cabinet and wardrobe doors seems to be here to stay.  Its symbolic of the modern interiors that we all appreciate. 

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Which Concealed Door Closer should I use?

by Rolf Coates on 03-11-2016

The 2840 concealed door closer with a cam and roller mechanism makes it perfect for compliance with Approved Document M and BS 8300 recommendations.   It’s fully concealed when the door is closed.

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Door Handle Inspiration #001 - Square, Oil Rubbed Bronze

by Rolf Coates on 02-11-2016

A robust Lever Handle on a Sprung Square Rose, complete with bolt through fixings for a secure install.  

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How high should a door handle be fitted?

by Adrian Besley on 28-10-2016

To meet the requirements of BS 8300, lever handles should be positioned on the door at 800mm to 1050 from the floor, 900mm is the preferred height.

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Why don't they make T shaped door closers any more?

by Stephen Besley on 28-10-2016

Can you remember when they only made door closers looking like this? Door closer technology and design has advanced a great deal in recent years.  Here’s some interesting points:

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