We have put together a list of our most frequently asked questions. We hope we’ve covered most questions, but if you have any others then please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Can I buy direct from you?  If not, where can I buy Deanta Doors?

Unfortunately, we don’t sell direct to the general public.  You can, however, buy our doors from one of our stockists throughout the UK. To find your local stockist, please visit our stockist page.

What is the difference between “prefinished”, “unfinished” and “white primed” doors?

Prefinished doors are ready to hang and are factory finished.  Unfinished doors are prepared ready for a finish of your choice.  Walnut doors are only available prefinished.  Oak doors are available in either prefinished or unfinished.  White primed doors are primed ready to be painted the colour of your choice.

What is the difference between FD30 and FD60 doors?

FD30 doors have been built to withstand a fire for 30 minutes and FD60 doors a fire of 60 minutes.

How are the feature doors constructed?

Our feature doors are constructed using an FSC high density particle board core, oak, walnut or ash veneer is used.  Lippings of oak, walnut or ash veneer are finally added according to the door finish.

What is the thickness of the glass on all Deanta doors?

Our standard clear glazed doors have 4mm thick toughened glass. Our standard obscure glazed doors have 9mm thick laminated obscure glass, which is smoother on both sides to ensure a high-quality finish. Our certified fire doors use Certifire approved 7mm thick fire glass and is fitted by approved qualified glaziers at our facilities.

What type of glass is used on the glazed doors?

Depending on the door design, we use different types of glass. Our clear glazed doors feature clear toughened glass or bevelled toughened glass – this is specified on each of our products. Our obscure glazed doors all feature obscure glazed toughened glass. Our FD30 glazed doors all feature Pilkington glass. This has been extensively tested to ensure that it offers the very best in fire safety.

How do I measure up for a door?

You can download a fantastic guide on the best way to measure up for a door from our downloads centre.

How much can be taken off the sides of the feature doors?

A maximum total of 32 mm can be taken off the width and the height of a standard or metric door.   The maximum trimming allowance for FD30 Doors is 30mm.  Trimming must be completed in equal increments.  The maximum trimming allowance on our Architectural and Urban range is 6mm.

What can I use to reseal my doors?

You can use any product that is suitable for internal joinery to reseal our oak doors.  Walnut doors will require polyurethane varnish.  At least 3 coats must be applied to any area of the door that has been altered. This includes modifications for hardware.

Can you rebate our doors?

Yes, onsite, although this is not a service that we offer in house.

Do we offer a guarantee on our products?

Yes, all of our products come with a 10-year warranty.  This warranty covers our products against manufacturing faults and does not cover general wear and tear.

How many hinges would you recommend?

We recommend the use of 3 ball-bearing hinges per door due to the solid and heavy construction of our doors.

Can I buy doors that look all the same?

As wood is a natural product, unfortunately we cannot guarantee any colour or grain matching.

What is FSC?

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) promotes responsible forestry. They certify forests all over the world to ensure they meet the highest environmental and social standards. In order to be given FSC certification a forest must be managed in an environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial and economically viable manner.