Ironmongery

  1. November 21, 2023

    Which door security is right for you?

    Once you’ve fitted your door in place you may want to affix door furniture such as locks, chains and viewers to finish the job properly. But which lock is suitable for which door? Here’s a simple guide.

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  2. November 28, 2022

    A guide to hinges

    There is a multitude of hinge types that can be used for doors, windows, cabinets, boxes and generally anything that you need movement in. The choice of hinge is dependent on the weight of the pieces, the durability required, and the security needed. Here is a guide to some of the different hinge types available.

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  3. August 15, 2022

    How to fit a mortice lock

    A mortice lock is a common door fitting, where a spring-loaded catch or bolt, with a flat face and curved edge, engages in a recess in the door frame. As the door is pushed shut the curved face hits the striking plate on the door frame and pushes the bolt back into the latch body. When the door is fully closed the bolt springs out into the recess in the stroking plate with its flat face providing a positive latching action. Here are some instructions on how to fit a mortice latch to a door.

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  4. August 31, 2021

    A guide to Door Furniture

    There is some basic ironmongery that adorns a door, making it functional. But the choices of ‘door furniture’ can seem endless, with many variants of handles, hinges, catches, closers and more. Here’s a basic guide to door furniture.

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  5. June 27, 2019

    15% off Ironmongery range in Summer Sale

    Our Summer Sale offers 15% off selected items in our Ironmongery range. The sale runs from 6th July - 22nd July 2019 and offers a 15% discount on the products highlighted throughout the site with a 'Summer Sale' button. 

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  6. September 21, 2018

    10% off draught exclusion range in Autumn Sale

    Our Autumn Sale offers 10% off our draught exclusion range, so you can prepare your home for the changing weather.

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