Internal doors - which supplier?

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Internal doors - which supplier?

Postby Roger-M » Wed Jun 13, 2018 6:58 pm

I have 14 internal doors to replace, probably with something like this. I could make my own, but 14 of them? I'd lose the will to live, and I don't think I'd save much. Howdens refuse to take the order because I'm not trade! Are there any suppliers you prefer? Any that you would stay clear of? As usual, I'm aiming to buy at the elbow of the price/quality curve!
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Re: Internal doors - which supplier?

Postby promhandicam » Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:28 pm

There's a way round it with howdens, so if you want me to get a price from them I'd be happy to get one if you pm me the sizes.

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Re: Internal doors - which supplier?

Postby Roger-M » Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:49 am

Thanks Steve. That's very kind of you. I will have a look in Howden's to see if the reality matches what I see on their website and if they still refuse to deal I'll get back to you by pm.

So is it the general view that the Howdens offering is as good as any?
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Re: Internal doors - which supplier?

Postby thekarter » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:17 am

Howdens are not easy to deal with. The prices that they quote as retail are nothing like the trade price. Having said that they quote one price to one trade customer say 25% off and a better price to another say 40% off. I would take up promhandicam's offer, let him get a price for you.
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Re: Internal doors - which supplier?

Postby Roger-M » Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:31 pm

Looked at Howdens doors and they are unsuitable. Lipping is only 10mm all round, and I need to be able to trim 10mm off both top and bottom on some doors. Currently looking at these from Deanta Doors which have 18 mm lipping all around, and these for the glazed doors which also have a 20mm lipping.
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