Replacement doors

As part of our planned maintenance schedule we will replace all external doors to your home every 25 years. If you are due a replacement soon, we’ll be in touch to let you know which contractor will carry out the work. In the meantime, you may find the following information useful.

Things you need to know

The door will normally be replaced in one working day.

What work will be done?
Our chosen contractor will arrange for the doors to be surveyed and measured prior to ordering and manufacture. They will discuss which style of door and colour you prefer from our chosen list of three styles and four colours. The whole process through to fitting usually takes approximately four to eight weeks.

Your new door will be a made to measure door that conforms to the latest security and safety standards. The work involved will consist of the removal of the existing external door and frame and the fitting of the new door and frame as per the choice you made. Your new door will be fitted with a number of security features including security devices. Extra door furniture will be fitted to your new front door. This will include:

  • Lever handle
  • Letter box cover
  • Spy hole
  • Door number

Disruption to your home
The contractor will normally require you to lift and protect floor coverings. They will endeavor to keep the disruption to a minimum and will treat your home with courtesy and respect. Dust sheets will be used and the contractor will clean up any mess when the work has been completed.

Keeping your new doors looking brand new is easy. They just need to be cleaned a few times a year, sometimes more often if you live near a busy road. Door handles need cleaning and lubricating from time to time to keep them working effectively.

Please keep all pets and children under control and away from the working area.