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No, as the vision panels are made with special cassettes the size is not adjustable.
Yes, if it is within the tolerances of the door i.e. not too close to the edge or too close to another vision panel or lock.
23mm tempered double glazing (6mm / 11mm air / 6mm).
Fibreglass, LVL, Rigid Polyurethane Foam, Composite resin.
Yes, Duramax can be planed just like a timber door so if your frame is out of square you can take off a small amount from the required edge of the door.
There should be a sticker indicating the side of the lock block on the bottom of the door. If this is missing for some reason tap along on the door and you will be able to hear the difference and locate the lock block.
It's just like a timber door, Click here to watch a video.
General rule of thumb is 10mm off every edge can be taken off, but some designs are unable to be trimmed.
Yes, it is best to use a primer that has ‘fibreglass’ included in the suitable surfaces, as it helps with the longevity of the finish. Dulux Precision Maximum Strength Adhesion Primer or Resene Quick Dry Primer Undercoat are recommended. Please note prepping the door before priming is an essential step.
Click here to view painting instructions for a Duramax door.
Ensure to door is clean and dust free, lightly sand if necessary. Prime the door with an oil-based primer to prevent tannins from the wood seeping through into the paint, allow to dry. We recommend Resene Wood Primer. Two coats should be applied on dark timber and timber with high amounts of tannins Apply at least two coats of exterior grade paint, leaving to fully dry between coats. We recommend using a satin or semi-gloss finish on your door. Always follow the instructions provided by the manufacturer of the paint.
Yes, Parkwood can pre paint your chosen door. It’s best if we also machine it for hardware to avoid scratching the door further down the line. Provide the brand, colour, and if possible the colour code/number. (Please allow an extra 2 weeks lead time if we are painting)
First you need to ensure your Duramax door has a woodgrain finish (not smooth). Using a brush or rag, apply two coats of Resene Colourwood Pigmented stain to all surfaces of the door. Leave for recommended time and wipe off excess. Allow to dry then repeat. Apply three coats of Wattyl Estapol Exterior Clear (or suitable alternative) sanding lightly between coats. Click here to see in depth instructions.
We recommend using Sikkens HLS as the base coat and two coats of Sikkens Filter 7.
Click here to view our standard powder-coat colours, these colours are included in the price of the door, other colours occur an additional charge.
In most cases the size of glass changes with the size of the doors as the rails and stiles are a set size resulting in not being able to choose the glass size. The only exceptions are the CFLs with vision panels and the Thermtek TGV with vision panels; these doors you can request certain sized vision panels.
50mm but only on Thermtek TGV, CFL, 3VV, and 3HV – everything else it is 41mm
Parkwood do not offer wet spraying of aluminium doors, but we can supply the door in a mill finish to be wet sprayed elsewhere.
Yes, providing the following conditions; If the frame is timber, it needs to be square (you can’t alter the shape of an aluminium door). If the frame isn’t square, then a Duramax door (which can be trimmed) would be ideal. If you are using standard 100x75mm hinges you can purchase hinge packers off us. If the frame is aluminium you should be able to re use the hinges.
We recommend a Thermtek door for high wind areas.
Traditional, Pioneer, Victorian, Villa, Bungalow, Square Shouldered, and Interior Architectural Range.
No, all are interior doors are made of solid timber (please note that paint quality doors contain customwood and stain quality doors may have veneer flat panels)
No, we only supply the door panel.
As we are the manufacturer we do not sell direct to the general public, we work through a network of resellers. You can purchase through any merchant, i.e. Mitre 10, Bunnings, or Click here for local resellers in your area.
No, we only use our 4 selected timbers: Cedar, Pine, Vulcan, and American White Ash.
No, we just manufacture the doors.
Aluminium = 10 years, timber = 5 years, Duramax = 10 years, and Commercial doors = 10 years
We recommend that you get us to machine out for the locks in our Thermtek CFL, 3HV and 3VV doors. As we have had feedback from customer and builders saying that it is very hard to machine into these doors and we want to make your life easier.
Yes, we offer flat poly core sandwich panels at 22mm thick.