How to properly maintain and care for your doors

Care for your doors

After all the time and energy you spend picking the right entrance door, it makes sense to protect your investment with regular door maintenance. Like any other piece of fine furniture in your home, a well looked after door can improve the aesthetic appeal of your home and its market value. Paying careful attention to […]

How to install a door cavity unit

Cavity Unit

We all want to make use of every square inch of a space available in a house, building, apartment, hotel or office – and your door choice is one of the ways to help with this. A cavity unit is considered by many as the best solution to save space, regardless of the room size […]

Thinking of installing bi-fold doors? Why not DIY!

Hume Doors & Timber offers bi-fold doors in a variety of sizes and styles, and they are quiet, smooth-moving and space-saving. We’ve found that a lot of people fear this product is too difficult to install – but it’s not! All bi-folds are supplied in reversible two door sets, hinged together to suit normal openings. Tracks […]

Our guide to installing the Smartrobe system

Are you looking for the perfect finishing touch for a bedroom makeover? Hume Doors & Timber’s Smartrobe sliding door system is a quick and easy DIY project to wrap up your renovation. One of the best features of the Smartrobe system is that it is compatible with any of our internal doors meaning whatever your […]

How to choose the right type of glass for your door

Having glass as part of your door design can add some great functionality and aesthetics, but only if done correctly! There is a huge range of glass door designs to choose from, but also various different types of glass, all of which have different roles. To help you out we’ve provided some helpful tips for […]

DIY made easy with our Pre-Hung Doors!

We try to make your door installation process as pain-free as possible, but we understand that sometimes customers may want to avoid biting off more than they can chew when it comes to DIY renovations. That’s why we’ve got a range of options like our pre-hung door system! This product is made to suit single, […]

Alfresco doors – sunshine and warmth all year ’round

Alfresco Door System

If you enjoy a Summer where you can open your home to the morning sunrise, as well as the cooling evening breeze, and you love the warmth of the Winter sun streaming through large clear windows, our Alfresco range of folding doors will be the perfect addition to your home. This product allows you to […]

How to change an existing door

Replacing an old, worn-out door with a new one doesn’t require the skills of a seasoned carpenter. However, changing an existing door can make a world of difference to the look and feel of your home. The right tools and a few carpentry tips – paired with our range of internal and external doors – can […]

Are your doors winter proof?

Newington Entrance Door

Does your home feel like the inside of a freezer, despite your efforts to keep the place warm? Forget over-using your heaters or indoor fireplaces, the culprit may well be your external doors. As we traverse another winter, it’s worth taking the time to check your doors for drafts, given poorly sealed doors can account […]

Tips when measuring your doorway

Measuring a door frame

A gorgeous new door begins with precise measurement of your door opening. You definitely wouldn’t want to take the time to pick a beautiful new door only to have it not fit perfectly – especially with Hume’s customisation options! Why is an accurate measurement important? Did you know that the height & width can vary […]