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Door Frequently Asked Questions

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Below are the answers to questions we are frequently asked, if there is something you would like to know which isn't listed below just get in touch, we'll be happy to talk through any of your concerns or questions.

Door Frequently Asked Questions

Are your doors FSC certified? What is FSC?

Doors that are FSC (Forest Certified Council) certified guarantees that the forest the timber came from is harvested sustainably – the trees are are replaced or allowed to regenerate naturally.

All our timber doors are FSC certified.

What wood are West Midlands Double Glazing timber products made from?

Our wooden doors are sourced from renewable resources and are guaranteed against wood rot and fungi for thirty years.

We use different types of wood for different products and we may change the types of wood depending on availability and price.

What types of wooden doors are available?

We offer offer high quality wooden doors in a variety of styles and colours, tailor made to your requirements.

Every door can be further individualised by choosing from a range of colours for the handles, letterboxes and hinges. We also offer additional security features such as spy holes and security chains.

What are the colour options (coloured and stained) for timber products?

We offer timber doors in white, cream or grey paint, oak, walnut teak or mahogany stain.

Our hardwood doors are also available in red, blue and green paint finishes.

Can I repaint my timber doors?

If you want to repaint your doors you should consult our care and maintenance guidelines, which specify the type of paint or stain that you should use.

If you use a different type of paint or stain your guarantee may become invalid. Please contact us for further advice should you decide to repaint your door.

Are West Midlands Double Glazing products fireproof?

In our range we do have a fire door which is tested to the relevant fire regulations for installing in flats and apartments.

Does West Midlands Double Glazing sell sliding doors?

Yes. Our uPVC or aluminium patio doors feature sliding glass panels.

We offer sliding doors in a range of styles, including a choice of six different wood-grain finishes.

Does West Midlands Double Glazing sell internal doors?

At this time West Midlands Double Glazing does not sell internal doors.

Are the doors wide enough for a wheelchair to go through

Our doors are made to measure so we aim to design a door to meet your needs.

The width of your door we can provide will depend on the width of the opening we’re fitting it to. We cannot alter the width of the existing opening. Please ask one of your consultants about this when they come to visit.

We can also provide a lower threshold with certain models, to improve access access for wheelchair users. Please discuss our accessibility options with our consultant at your appointment.

If you have any questions on the glass we use in West Midlands Double Glazing doors visit our windows FAQs or make an appointment for a free, no obligation home visit to raise any further questions.