Wood doors for period properties

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Timber door renovation services for a warm, draught‐free home

Original doors in period properties can be ill‐fitting due to building movement over the years. This can make them draughty, creating a home that’s cold and uncomfortable. At Ventrolla, we have the expertise to renovate and draught‐proof your period wooden door using our unique sealing system. Drawing on the same principles that we use on our timber sash windows, we can ensure that your original door retains its charm, while offering your home modern energy‐efficiency performance. If your door cannot be repaired, you can also call on us to manufacture a new door in a style that complements your property.

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A simple, stress‐free repair service for your original wooden door

As with our sash window renovation process, Ventrolla’s two‐part door renovation service begins with the renovation of the original timber. The second part is draught‐proofing using the unique Ventrolla Perimeter Sealing System (VPSS).

  • We prefer to install our Perimeter Sealing System around the door itself, to avoid altering either the appearance or aesthetics of the door. Alternatively, it can be fitted within door blades secured to the frame. The choice will depend upon the type of the door and your requirements.
  • In our standard installation, the pile carrier is routed into the timber giving it a fixed point and making the system an integral part of the door. The appropriate‐sized weather fin pile weather‐stripping is then selected to suit the gap, and inserted into the pile carrier.
  • The seal conforms to BS 7386: 1997 – manufactured from a multifilament polypropylene yarn that is silicon treated to be water repellent and UV stabilised. This means that it will retain its integrity and benefits throughout its life.
  • Whether your home or project has timber doors, sash windows or casement windows, Ventrolla’s system can reduce energy loss, whilst retaining the building’s character.

Choose the perfect hardwood and engineered timber door for your home

Sometimes it’s not possible to bring your existing door back to life, so you will require a new door. We know that period homes are not always plumb straight and it’s these nuances that add character. But this also means buying a door off the shelf is not always possible. At Ventrolla, we’re more than just experts in timber sash windows – we also use our specialist craftsmanship to make bespoke timber doors. So if your home would benefit from a new front door, patio door, French door or internal door – in keeping with the look and feel of your property – we’d be happy to help.

Meticulously hand‐made, beautifully finished

A Ventrolla door will be measured to the millimetre to ensure a snug fit and smooth operation. All our doors are crafted in Britain, in our dedicated workshop, using traditional joinery techniques together with modern machining. Your new door will also be supplied sprayed with a high build base coat and an anti‐stain primer, ready for final finishing coat by others. So, you can rest assured that when Ventrolla manufacture your new hardwood door, your home will enjoy elegant kerb appeal as well as a first‐class finish.

Create a warm, draught‐free home

Our innovative sealing system will ensure your new door upgrades your home’s energy efficiency, using the same principles that we use on our timber sash windows. Whatever style of hardwood door you’re looking for, you can trust Ventrolla to hand craft your perfect option.

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From repairs to replacements, we can help you with timber doors, sash windows or casement windows.

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