Our quality timber door replacements are engineered to last

Used for centuries in both domestic and commercial settings, we can all agree that solid timber doors will never go out of fashion. One of the best features of wooden doors is their longevity. However, repairing old timber doors is not always a viable option, especially if they have been neglected over the years by previous owners. Combined with efficient double glazing, conservation-friendly secondary glazing, or single glazing to suit the most restricted locations, the eternal grace of classic timber doors lives on in 1000’s of period buildings and homes around the UK thanks to our exclusive range of responsibly sourced timber door products.

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What type of wood is best for doors?

At Ventrolla, we use a range of premium timbers – hardwoods like sapele and oak, and a fast-growing, sustainably sourced ‘super wood’ called Accoya®. So, before choosing the style of your new timber doors, its essential to select the correct type of timber first.


Typically, hardwoods come from deciduous trees which are slow-growing and denser in comparison to softwoods. Chosen for superior strength, sturdiness, and weather resistance, premium hardwood doors tend to be at the higher end of the pricing scale. A compelling investment, types of hardwoods include sapele, oak, and teak.


Accoya® wood is a brand name for pine that has undergone a process called acetylation. This specialist process modifies the timber to its core, making it highly resistant to rot, shrinkage, swelling, wood destroying insects, and harsh climates. Providing a 50-year guarantee, Accoya’s® impressive protective lifespan outweighs any increased costs.

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How do you know when to replace wooden doors?

There are certain signs to look out for, including:

  • Rotten, warped or peeling frames or panels
  • Draughts or leaks
  • Damaged or foggy glass
  • Sticking or difficulty opening and closing
  • Mould or mildew
  • Increased bills or noise from outside
  • Obsolete locking mechanisms
  • Single glazing
  • No longer pleasing on the eye
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21st Century machining meets traditional handcrafted sightlines

Designed to eliminate draughts, rattles and dust ingress, the Ventrolla Perimeter Sealing System was awarded the prestigious Design Council Award (Engineering Components) in 1986. Using strips of low-friction Weatherfin polypropylene pile to seal the gaps, this patented system, along with our innovative timber sash removal system, are still core heritage renovation products 35 years on.

With workshops based in Harrogate, Henley-on-Thames, and Lockerbie, manufacturing our timber products in-house gives all parties involved complete control of the process from start to finish – from customisation to pricing and everything in between.

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What our customers are saying

Ventrolla were able to beat all the other quotations that I received and answered queries quickly and informatively, making changes as required promptly and without fuss. I was kept informed throughout of lead times and manufacturing times. The real stars of the show were Rob and James who worked tirlessly and brilliantly as a team to repair sash boxes where required and install our new sashes. Thank you!


Everybody I dealt with has been super friendly, informative, and helpful. I received emails with updates on what was happening, etc. It has been a great experience from start to finish.


I used Ventrolla to renovate my sash windows over to years ago. When two of them finally collapsed, including a bay window the size of three full sized Georgian windows they were my first contact. The office staff, surveyors and the three fitters that did an amazing job installing them in less than two days were all excellent. The quality of workmanship and the standard of installation were first class, and the new windows look amazing. I will definitely be using them again as more of my windows will need replacing over the next few years.


This is the second property Ventrolla have restored my windows for me, and the this job was every bit as good as the first. 14 sash windows in a Grade II listed building installed/refurbed without a hitch in week. The team of 4 installers were lovely chaps, super efficient and tidy. All round another fabulous job done – thank you the Ventrolla Team


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