Installation

Click through for installation instruction for your door or door handle. See also our films “Leif Tipsar” further down on this page.

Doors

Security doors

FSB - door handle

Pinch protection

Leif gives tips about installation

Leif Karlsson is a door carpenter and has worked at Bovalls Dörrbyggeri since 1969. His hobbies are carpentry, local history and writing. He shares some useful door tips below.

INSTALLATION OF LOCK CYLINDER

Leif shows you how to mount a lock cylinder on an exterior door.

FITTING DOOR HANDLE

This shows how to fit a FSB handle from Bovalls Dörrbyggeri.

ADJUST THE DOOR FRAME

Leif gives tips on how to adjust a frame on a wooden front door.

SAGGING DOOR

Leif gives tips on how to fix a front door that has hung, by breaking the hinges.

RATTLING DOOR

Has the door started to rattle? Then it’s time to fix the strike plate.

LUBRICATE THE HINGES ON EXTERNAL DOORS

Has the front door started to squeak? Then it’s time to lubricate the hinges.
Leif shows you how!

OIL THE ESPAGNOLETTE

Om fönstret börjat knaka när du öppnar det är det dags att olja in spanjoletten. Leif shows you how!

Care & maintenance

All our doors are built of wood, a living material that is affected by external factors such as wind and weather. Through regular maintenance, you can make sure your door’s function and finish withstand the test of time.

Click through for maintenance advice for your door:

Oak

Walnut

Teak & Freijo

Hand painted doors

Pine & Spruce

Mould & stainless steel

Ash

Osmo
UV Protection Oil

GUIDE: CARE AND MAINTENANCE OF TEAK DOORS

Learn everything you need to know about caring for your teak door, to extend its lifespan plus to maintain both its function and appearance for its entire lifespan.

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GUIDE: CARE AND MAINTENANCE OF OAK DOORS

Learn everything you need to know about caring for your oak door, to extend its lifespan plus to maintain both its function and appearance for its entire lifespan.

Leif gives tips on maintenance

Leif Karlsson is a door carpenter and has worked at Bovalls Dörrbyggeri since 1969. His hobbies are carpentry, local history and writing. He shares some useful door tips below.

MAINTAINING AN TEAK DOOR

This shows how to carry out thorough maintenance on an exterior teak door.

THE QUALITY OF A TEAK DOOR FITTED IN 1955

This illustrates the quality of a teak door supplied by Bovalls Dörrbyggeri in 1955. The customer was skipper Stig Andersson, in Bovallstrand.

MAINTAINING AN OAK DOOR

Here, Leif shows how to carry out thorough maintenance on an oak door from Bovalls.

NOTE! If the oak door only requires renovation oiling there is no need to use preservative. This video shows the oil we used for oak doors made before June 2018. Newer doors are oiled with Osmo UV Protection Oil.

ARE YOU CONSIDERING BUYING A NEW DOOR FOR YOUR HOME?

You are always warmly welcome to contact us with your questions and thoughts! We help you with tips, advice and inspiration so that you can choose the right door for your particular home.

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