How weather conditions can affect your entrance door

Since exterior doors are constantly exposed to both the indoor and outdoor elements, they can be severely affected by changing temperatures and seasonal moisture. And, as we head into Winter, this is important to remember! Plus, June-August 2020 are likely to be even wetter than average, according to the Bureau of Meteorology. While an entry […]

Tips on replacing an existing door with a new Hume Door | The Reno Show

Ready to restyle your home but not sure how to start? How about upgrading an existing door? Renovation expert Naomi Findlay may just be the inspiration you need. You don’t have to be a DIY expert to make this simple change. So, what are you waiting for? A simple door upgrade can change the look […]

Soft close for sliding doors is here!

Drawers, cabinets, swing doors, and now sliding doors! Our Evolution Soft Close Door System is here and raring to go. The new door system is designed for our cavity sliding door systems; existing or new. (Which means anyone can have one!) The benefits of the soft close door system It’s not difficult to know the […]

The importance of sealing doors | The Reno Show

Reno expert, Naomi Findlay, has had plenty of experience with doors throughout her MANY renovations, including how best to look after them. And she has found that it’s not commonly known that the weather and other environmental factors can affect your doors, so this tip is crucial – regardless of whether a door is placed […]

Pick the right door to make your pantry functional AND stylish

A pantry is an essential component of any kitchen. Like the fridge and kitchen sink, it is an element we’ve come to expect. In many cases pantry doors tend to match the rest of the kitchen cupboard doors. But what if we looked at the pantry from a design point of view? If we considered […]

A pop of colour is all it takes to make a statement – but beware of LRV!

We’re big believers in the potential colours have when it comes to completely transforming your doors. We’ve talked about colour in regards to curb appeal, we’ve seen it in our customer case studies and we even watched House Rules contestants Jess and Jared tackle a bold red front door. A simple pop of colour can […]

How to pick the right colour stain for your front door

Door stain

There are different ways to make a statement with your front door and staining is a popular choice because it also protects and preserves the beauty of your timber door. A stain will soak into the timber – instead of covering it – providing a longer lasting result. When choosing the right stain for your […]

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 […]