Maintenance & installation
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:
Click through for installation instruction for your door or door handle. See also our films Leif Tipsar further down on this page.
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.Go to the guide
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.Go to the guide
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 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.
The quality of a teak door fitted in 1955
This illustrates the quality of a teak door supplied by Bovalls Do?rrbyggeri in 1955. The customer was skipper Stig Andersson, in Bovallstrand.
This shows how to fit a FSB handle from Bovalls Dörrbyggeri.
Maintaining a teak door
This shows how to carry out thorough maintenance on an exterior teak door.