Correct door & frame sizes?

Postby conks » Sat Feb 11, 2012 12:12 pm


We moved into an old cottage 3 years ago. The previous owner had pvcu doors & windows fitted before we moved in but the doors are awful and the frame is out which allows cold air in. Not very good in Winter months!

We want to go back to timber doors and frames as we prefer it and it'll be more inkeeping with the age of the property etc but I'm unsure of the correct door sizes.

Currently these are:

FRONT: Opening 960mm x 2030. (pvcu door measures 880mm x 1940mm).

REAR: Opening 825mm x 2040mm (pvcu door measures 760mm x 1940mm).

Would these have to be joiner made therefore or could you get an off the shelf to fit and if so, what size and what size frame.

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Simply Build It

Postby andy01 » Tue Mar 20, 2012 11:21 pm

while your waiting for a builder to reply, pop down to b&q or somewhere, have a look at the door linings (or wahtever they're called) available to get an idea of of teh thickness of teh jamb etc, then have a look at what doors are avaiable, then you can see if a joiner is required.
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