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Fabulous Front Door Colours

June 25th, 2012

First impressions count and the colour of your front door says a lot about you and your home.  What does...

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The Door Team Visits the Hobbit

January 4th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_683" align="alignleft" width="168"] The circular door of a Hobbit house[/caption] Members of the Doorsan Team recently went to see...

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Luxury Designer Wallpaper – Our Top 5 Right Now

August 5th, 2017

How Can You Choose The Best Luxury Designer Wallpaper for Your Home? Nothing says 'Welcome to my Humble Abode' like the main wall of...

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Behind Every Closed Door…

January 25th, 2013

There are a number of quotes and phrases relating to doors. I suppose this stems from the grand position of...

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You’ve Been ‘Door’ Framed

January 24th, 2013

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="304"] Double frame with 2 sidelights[/caption] Why do we need door frames? One reply could be, what...

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Painted doors with a difference

January 29th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_787" align="alignleft" width="300"] White door with pink painted panels[/caption] What colour is your Front Door? Is it a colour...

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A Child’s View of a Door

February 16th, 2013

I was lucky enough recently to spend some time with a group of 6 and 7 year olds and I...

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We’re All Thinking Holidays

April 8th, 2013

Christmas seems like a distant memory and we are left with cold, dull and miserable weather. This makes most of...

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I’ve got the Key of the door never been 21 before

February 18th, 2013

There are numerous famous sayings relating to doors, which just  goes to show how important they are as a milestone...

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Interior Design Choices

February 4th, 2013

The term Interior Design is well recognise these days. I suppose in a basic form it may describe a collection...

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Wedding Traditions

February 6th, 2013

Last weekend I went to a family wedding which was lovely. The bride and groom had a great day and...

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Definition of a Door

February 12th, 2013

Whilst thinking about doors, yes, it's a regular thing in this business, I realised that it is quite difficult to...

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Sweet Sound of a Doorbell

February 20th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_1016" align="alignleft" width="150"] Door Bell Push Button[/caption] I have mentioned once or twice in this blog the statement that...

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Why Fire Doors ?

February 14th, 2013

I remember the doors between classrooms and corridors in my High School, they were very plain in appearance, though painted...

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Thinking out of the box/ Garden Rooms

March 18th, 2013

As a keen gardener I often watch gardening programmes on TV to gain tips and information, though I mainly watch...

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A Story From My Childhood

March 3rd, 2013

I was always very inquisitive as a child and I had a wild imagination at times. In the local park...

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Superstitions About Doors

March 8th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_1208" align="alignright" width="180"] Do you carry a piece of coal on New Year's Day?[/caption] I recently wrote about wedding...

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Beautiful and Suitable External Timber Doors

February 22nd, 2013

We all want to live in a home we are proud of, and make our visitors feel welcome, from the...

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Trends of the 1950’s and 60’s

March 6th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_1089" align="alignright" width="300"] A modern property styled to recreate the 1960's look, displayed on[/caption] Trends in house design...

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Doors in Films

March 25th, 2013

Doors are often featured in films, sometimes so much so that they become a key element of the film. I...

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Anagram for Timber Door Company is Sad Workhorses

March 22nd, 2013

Do you like puzzles and anagrams? Can you solve the anagram in the title? I thought it would be interesting...

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Door Company says Spring Has Sprung so buy a new door

April 10th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_1540" align="alignright" width="300"] Spring has sprung at Doorsan[/caption] I love this time of year. The first shoots of life...

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Have you heard of “The Door” TV Show?

April 25th, 2013

There was a TV show that you may or may not have heard about called "The Door". Launched in 2010,...

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The Doors: a musical phenomena still fondly remembered

April 22nd, 2013

  [caption id="attachment_1484" align="alignleft" width="300"] The Doors[/caption] This Blog post is dedicated to the American rock band The Doors. When...

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‘The Big Tree’ is a translation of Doha the capital of Qatar

April 19th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_1583" align="alignleft" width="180"] One of the elaborate doors spotted on the streets of Doha[/caption] Recently I visited Qatar to...

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Door Games and Puzzles

May 2nd, 2013

There are many games and puzzles involving doors. Probably because we all love a mystery and there's none greater than...

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Door Quiz

April 17th, 2013

So this blog post will be a little different. I have created a quiz that is based around doors and...

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Pebble in my Shoe

April 2nd, 2013

Have you ever been out walking and got a pebble or just a tiny piece of grit in your shoe?...

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Door Pranks on April Fools reminds Kershaws Door team of their youth

April 4th, 2013

It was the first of April recently (not that you would know it judging by the weather!) and I was...

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Comparison Between Timber and Upvc for an External Door.

May 7th, 2013

I am a big fan of wooden toys. I really like the look and feel of them and I always...

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Accessorising your timber door is cheaper than choosing special wedding shoes

June 7th, 2013

Recently I was shopping for shoes as I needed a casual pair to wear everyday during the spring and summer...

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Door Design’s of Barcelona

May 11th, 2013

I have recently been to Barcelona for a surprise long weekend away. It was a great holiday and I would...

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Quote! “Learn to listen. Opportunity could be knocking at your door very softly”

July 19th, 2013

I've been feeling very philosophical this week and a close friend shared an interesting quote with me over coffee at...

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Reflections on a beach concerning Driftwood and timber doors

June 19th, 2013

At Doorsan we pride ourselves on the fact that we only sell wooden doors. This affinity to wood naturally spills...

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TRUSTPILOT displays excellent Reviews for Doorsan Company

June 5th, 2013

TRUSTPILOT is an independent online community forum for sharing reviews of online shopping experiences. We have recently signed up to...

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When is a timber door not a door? When recycled as another useful product!

July 3rd, 2013

When is a door not a door? When it's ajar... I always hated that "joke", however in this blog I'd...

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Use external doors wisely to keep your home safe and secure

June 10th, 2013

I have written about safety and security in relation to your doors previously, however, this is a slightly different angle...

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Dreaming about doors? check out to make your dreams a reality

May 30th, 2013

At Doorsan we have a wide selection of modern and traditional doors so you are sure to find your dream...

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How can I use wooden doors in creative ways? Here are some ideas

July 8th, 2013

We often take the doors in our properties very much for granted, We open them often, clean them as part...

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Thinking about buying Doors? There’s a place in the USA called Door County

June 26th, 2013

Whilst searching online for doors, which is something we do regularly at Doorsan, in order to ensure we remain at...

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From Bollywood does Carmen to Wood Doors Supplied by a Bradford Company.

June 17th, 2013

Again Bradford has been in the spotlight, though this time for a wonderfully positive reason. On the evening of Sunday...

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Father’s Day and occasion gifts – Why not say it with a say it with a door!

June 21st, 2013

It’s that time of year again and we’ve just celebrated Father’s Day. I always struggle to decide what to buy...

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Buying new timber Doors? you can add to the style with a Door Mat

August 5th, 2013

When buying a new front door it is worth investing in a good quality attractive door mat. Door mats capture...

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Café Culture Memories in Bradford, West Yorkshire! Doorsan reminisce

July 15th, 2013

I recently read a Blog called Fancy a Cuppa written by a visitor to Bradford Cathedral and surrounding area.  They...

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Dynamo is a Local Bradford Lad! Another reason for Bradford to be proud!

July 11th, 2013

You may well be familiar with Dynamo, the mega famous magician/illusionist known throughout the world. He first appeared on Richard...

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Escape to the Country! We can help you choose doors for your property

July 29th, 2013

I am an avid viewer of property programmes on the TV, mainly due to my previous experience as an interior...

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UK timber door supplier shows interest in Place Names linked word

July 22nd, 2013

I recently wrote a blog about a place called Door County in the United States and this made me think...

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Architectural Façades need appropriate timber doors to compliment their building design

July 31st, 2013

I recently read an article mentioning the word façade, which struck a cord, as we in the timber door supply...

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Victory for Murray at Wimbledon! Another boost for Britain and hopefully our economy.

July 10th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2162" align="alignright" width="300"] Andy Murray seconds after winning Wimbledon 2013 © Robbie Dale[/caption] Over the last couple of weeks...

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Barbecue Season! The appearance of our home is also a consideration.

July 13th, 2013

What a lovely sunny weekend we have just had and it looks like the good weather is set to continue...

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Need special Restaurant Doors for your business?

August 14th, 2013

This Blog is about doors that you will specifically find in a restaurant. I went out for a meal last...

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“Early Doors” Phrase! What’s it got to do with doors?

August 12th, 2013

I have always been interested in language, particularly language development and specifically where unusual words and phrases come from. I...

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Specialist Timber Door Supplier explains why they are Special

August 7th, 2013

At Doorsan we pride ourselves in specialising in the supply of timber doors. We are often asked if we supply...

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Have you ever seen One Way Doors?

August 25th, 2013

Whilst on holiday recently, we visited a Bamboo Park. While this may not sound like the most exciting day out,...

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Creative thinking about interior design helps Blog writing about timber doors!

August 28th, 2013

I was asked recently how I manage to keep posting as regularly as I do on the same subject. The...

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Nice Door Knockers seen in a South of France village

August 23rd, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2404" align="alignright" width="250"] Unusual hand shaped door knocker[/caption] I have previously written a Blog post about the humble door...

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Shopping for new Doors! It’s sometimes about achieving a compromise for differing tastes.

September 13th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2568" align="alignleft" width="300"] Undecided on your door choice? We might be able to help...[/caption] We often find, at Doorsan,...

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The new Royal Prince George could be a Trend Setter in the future!

September 4th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2494" align="alignleft" width="189"] image © wikimedia commons[/caption] After the birth of the new royal baby Prince George Alexander Louis...

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Dublin’s Doors are famous icons from a great city!

September 11th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2557" align="alignleft" width="284"] A version of "The Doors of Dublin" photographed by Tim Sackton used under CC-BY-SA licence[/caption] Dublin is a...

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Children’s Room Interior Design and Door Decorations

September 30th, 2013

Children love to customise their bedrooms and a key part of this is a personalised sign on their bedroom door....

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Inspirational Door design research into Multi-Functional Doors

September 27th, 2013

There are many different types of door and many places to find them. At Doorsan we focus on internal and...

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Are you excited by Timber Doors? At Doorsan Ltd we are!

September 25th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2646" align="alignleft" width="317"] Screen grab of the Teletubbies door, episode "A Door" from the Big Hug collection[/caption] One of...

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Back to School – Renovation essentials

September 18th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2610" align="alignleft" width="158"] Image © bycpt used under Creative Commons License[/caption] September is here and for people with school-age...

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Arts and Crafts architecture and interiors at Cragside, Northumberland

October 2nd, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2693" align="alignleft" width="225"] The palace of a modern magician[/caption] A recent visit to Northumberland found me making a return...

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Why choose the Scottish Highlands and Forests for a holiday?

October 5th, 2013

Scotland has a very varied landscape just like the rest of the British Isles, but the scenery always seems bigger...

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An exit to a Mysterious Magical Door to an adventure for Mr Benn!

October 9th, 2013

We were chatting in the office today at lunch time and the subject of what we used to watch when...

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Buying Timber Doors Online

October 16th, 2013

Oak furniture and even expensive jewellery. Personally, I have never had any problems buying these items online from a variety...

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See the Art of Doors Exhibition at the Tate Britain in London

October 30th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2985" align="alignright" width="206"] Entrance to the Painted Doors Exhibition[/caption] I have just spotted an Art of Doors exhibition that...

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Sussex 11th Century Church has a Devil’s Door

November 1st, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2989" align="alignleft" width="295"] Devil's Door image © Trish Steel[/caption] I went to my friend's daughter's Christening recently and the...

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Stay Away From That Trapdoor ‘Cos there’s something down there!

November 4th, 2013

For anyone, like me, who was born in the early 80's, this is probably a familiar line from the theme...

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Adjusting Doors? An intriguing film called the Adjustment Bureau does that.

October 25th, 2013

So the title of this blog post may be a little misleading. If you think you are about to read...

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Nik Kershaw! Another famous Kershaw – Door Supplier and Guitarist.

October 28th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_2940" align="alignleft" width="300"] image © Surian Soosay[/caption] Doorsan is a door company based in Wyke in West Yorkshire, which...

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Door to Door at Happy Halloween is an Old Custom

October 31st, 2014

[caption id="attachment_4271" align="alignleft" width="248"] Halloween Sidelight Signs © Bless'er House[/caption] The final day in October is that night of the...

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Iconic Timber Doors – Out of this world Dr. Who has amazed us for years

November 11th, 2013

There are many iconic doors out there and I have already written Blogs about a few of them, but there...

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Christmas Preparations in our Homes – Surprise your guests with a Stunning New Front Door

November 18th, 2013

To some people, it may seem early to announce the approach of Christmas and yet other people will be rapidly...

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Red Door Logo – A Red Wooden Door is instantly recognisable

November 24th, 2013

There is a well known American brand which is instantly recognisable by those in the know and the symbol that...

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Advent Calendar Doors – What’s the true date of Advent?

November 27th, 2013

While many people assume that the first day in December marks the first day of Advent, this is not generally...

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Ideas for Decorating Your Door For Christmas

December 9th, 2013

This Blog is about the decorations that people use on their doors to celebrate Christmas. Most of us will be...

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Rising Fuel Price affects us all! Our, independent company is trying to keep costs low.

December 6th, 2013

The news is full of stories about rising fuel prices at the moment and most of us are feeling the...

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Draught Excluders! Or is a new Timber Door Needed instead?

January 8th, 2014

When working for a door company and writing about doors all the time, I find myself looking at products related...

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Doorway Pages – An SEO term

January 2nd, 2014

With a background in online marketing I like to keep a close eye on issues relating to websites and search...

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Downton – Inspired 6 panel doors give properties a stately look

December 18th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_3287" align="alignright" width="225"] © Copyright Pam Fray and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence[/caption] I love to...

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Door Search: Finding the Right Door – We can help

January 10th, 2014

At Doorsan we are in the business of helping our customers in their search to find just the right doors...

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Crafty Additional Storage Space From Your Door

January 27th, 2014

[caption id="attachment_3419" align="alignright" width="288"] A door storage hanger on a Adelphi door[/caption] At Doorsan we are focused on selling quality...

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The Columbus Doors: Amongst the most recognisable doors in the world.

January 22nd, 2014

[caption id="attachment_3407" align="alignleft" width="284"] By USCapitol (Columbus Doors) Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons[/caption] The Columbus Doors are amongst the most...

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The Hobbit – The Mystery Door

February 1st, 2014

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="288"] The door to Erebor, as shown on the poster for the 2013 film, The Hobbit; The...

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Aeroplane Doors – How does a skydiver exit a plane?

February 6th, 2014

[caption id="attachment_3483" align="alignright" width="224"] Rear door of an Airbus A319 aircraft, image © Christopher Doyle[/caption] Aeroplane doors are pretty special...

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Discovering Stunning Doors while Cruising Europe

February 14th, 2014

Here is Part 2 of my cruise around Europe looking at stunning buildings and lovely carved and panelled timber doors....

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The Familiar Sound of Your Own Front Door a reassuring Timbre!

March 6th, 2014

There is something reassuring about the familiar sound of your own front door. I am sure that if I was...

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Holding Open The Door – A Courteous Action

March 13th, 2014

[caption id="attachment_3622" align="alignleft" width="191"] Comic image © Reza Farazmand[/caption] This post is all about a simple act that divides...

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Well-established Door Supplier sells to Hotels, Inns and Pubs

March 10th, 2014

We often supply doors to Hotels, Inns and pubs of various styles, which is really exciting to us at Doorsan...

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What can make a Happy Mother’s Day? – Kershaws find new doors makes a happy woman!

March 28th, 2014

To all the mothers out there, I would like to wish you a happy Mother's Day on behalf of everyone...

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The Halfling Door – A Design Certain to Attract Attention

April 1st, 2014

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="415"] Hobbit Hole image © Yortw [/caption] The story of our Halfling door begins a couple of...

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New Doors inspired by the Spring Seasonal Spirit

April 17th, 2014

[caption id="attachment_1540" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Spring has sprung at Doorsan[/caption] I love this time of year when the weather is starting...

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Forbidden Corner

May 13th, 2014

I was lucky enough to go away for the weekend recently with my partner, my daughter and some friends who...

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Through The Expensive Door – Is it a Dutch Language Conundrum?

May 19th, 2014

Through the expensive door may seem like a strange title for a Blog. I admit this is a strange title,...

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Doorstep Sellers – Rules Apply

June 12th, 2014

When someone calls at your door to sell a product or service, this is referred to as a "Doorstep Sale"....

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Origin of the name Kershaw – as found in Doorsan Ltd

June 19th, 2014

[caption id="attachment_4025" align="alignright" width="222"] Image © P L Chadwick used under Creative Commons Licence[/caption] I put pen to paper (or...

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Famous Door Music – Close Every Door

June 26th, 2014

[caption id="attachment_4037" align="alignleft" width="277"] Image © cherrylet cropped and shared under CC license[/caption] This is a Blog post about a...

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World Cup – Follower or Avoider?

June 30th, 2014

World Cup fever is in full swing and it seems that most of us are following the tournament. The first...

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Feng Shui Principles! Some tips relating to doors

July 17th, 2014

Feng Shui is a Chinese philosophy most commonly associated with creating a harmonious interior scheme. The literal translation in English...

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Pulk/Pull Revolving Doors! Maybe no analogy to Doorsan but an interesting reference

July 21st, 2014

[caption id="attachment_4071" align="alignright" width="300"] Limited edition album Amnesiac by Radiohead image © Lance James Daniels. Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons[/caption]...

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The Grand Depart – Saturday the 5th July

July 7th, 2014

[caption id="attachment_4115" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Grand Depart - Huddersfield, image © eventcoverage and used under CC license[/caption] At Doorsan we've all...

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Interesting Fifth Wedding Anniversary Gift! A new wood Front Door

August 28th, 2014

At Doorsan we talk to lots of customers each week. We handle general enquiries about doors, we give tips about...

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Glasgow Opens Its Doors to Athletes from around the World

August 4th, 2014

[caption id="attachment_4157" align="alignright" width="357"] Glasgow 2014 - Emirates Arena © daniel0685 used under CC license[/caption] The Commonwealth Games is the topic...

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Halloween Decorations for Doors

October 28th, 2014

[caption id="attachment_4253" align="alignright" width="374"] Halloween garden decorations[/caption] Halloween is fast approaching and this is one of the key times in...

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Love is an Open Door!

November 10th, 2014

At Doorsan we have an interest in anything related to doors. My latest find is in the hugely popular Disney...

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What are the Origins of Bonfire Night? Saving King James I

November 4th, 2014

[caption id="attachment_4300" align="alignright" width="230"] Bonfire Night image © Lewis Clarke and licensed for reuse under this CC Licence[/caption] Bonfire Night...

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Christmas is Coming – Order new doors in plenty of time!

November 14th, 2014

I know many people are in denial about this, but there is no point ignoring the fact that Christmas is...

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Old Doors used for Frog In The Bog

November 17th, 2014

[caption id="attachment_4282" align="alignright" width="402"] Frog In The Bog Door[/caption] One of the joys of having a three year old daughter...

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Famous Door Number A113

November 24th, 2014

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="600"] One of many references to CalArts classroom A113[/caption] There is a secret code that is shared...

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Foreign Language translation for Doors in English – Puerta, Porto, Porta, Porte

December 29th, 2014

It seems that the number of students choosing to learn a foreign language is reducing every year. In fact, many...

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Northern Christmas Markets – opening the door for the festive season

December 11th, 2014

[caption id="attachment_4354" align="alignright" width="300"] German Christmas Market in Leeds - Image © Mtaylor848 and shared under CC license[/caption] Christmas markets originated...

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Christmas Cards on the Doorstep – nice to hear from Friends and Family

January 5th, 2015

Christmas is now over and we have time for some reflection regarding our activities in December when most of us...

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Train Toilet Doors – an embarrassing situation

January 26th, 2015

[caption id="attachment_4400" align="alignright" width="357"] Epping railway station toilets image © DanTD and used under CC license[/caption] Having recently written a...

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What’s behind the door? The Ball cupboard Prank

April 2nd, 2015

It’s a part of human nature to be intrigued about what is behind a closed door. This was proved by...

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‘Fairy Control item’ – the importance of choosing the right door

March 6th, 2015

[caption id="attachment_3350" align="alignright" width="300"] Fairy Door © Madtown Macs[/caption] Of course we are rather obsessive about all things concerning timber...

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Green Door – A Famous Shakin’ Song

April 16th, 2015

I have just heard a song on the radio that I have never heard before and I knew immediately that...

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Je t’adore – it doesn’t mean Shut the Door!

May 4th, 2015

This is a common French phrase which is often misinterpreted. While many people think that it means ‘I love you’,...

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Women Won’t Pay More For Doors

May 25th, 2015

[caption id="attachment_4597" align="alignright" width="300"] image © Tax Credits and shared under CC license[/caption] A recent study has found that women...

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Vote! Help to make things better or risk making a change?

May 6th, 2015

[caption id="attachment_4588" align="aligncenter" width="640"] 10 Downing Street Door image © The Prime Ministers Office and used under CC license[/caption] Along with many...

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Bank Holiday Bliss

May 14th, 2015

This is the time of year when Bank Holidays are in abundance and the late May Spring Bank holiday is...

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Mediterranean Doors

September 18th, 2012

Following a recent holiday travelling around Spain I have been inspired by the beauty and splendour of the Mediterranean doors...

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The doors of Southern Spain

August 13th, 2015

[caption id="attachment_4671" align="alignright" width="367"] Spanish courtyard doors[/caption] I've just returned from a short family holiday in Spain, working at Doorsan...

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Timber – What else can it be used for?

August 19th, 2015

Timber is one of the most versatile and popular materials to use in construction, but if we look a little...

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Inside Out Doors

September 2nd, 2015

I recently went to the cinema, with my grandson who is 4, to see the new Pixar computer animated movie,...

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Where have all the trees gone?

September 15th, 2015

It could be my biased memory, but when I was younger I remember residential streets lined with lush and leafy...

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Hidden Doors

November 10th, 2015

Like many people, I’ve always found the idea of hidden doorways intriguing. The idea of having a secret place that...

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Black Oiled Doors and How to Keep them Black.

July 14th, 2017

What Can You Do to Keep your Black Oiled Doors, Black? Taking a step back to watch the joiner put...

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Song Titles including the word “Door”

July 11th, 2012

As explained before, some might say that at Doorsan we can be a little obsessed with doors. We talk about doors...

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