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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:

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Oak

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Teak & Freijo

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Pine & Spruce

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Ash

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Walnut

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Hand painted doors

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Mould & stainless steel

Installation instructions

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

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Doors

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Security doors

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FSB - door handle

Instructions for installing finger pinch guard

Finger pinch guard

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.

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Leif's tips

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.

Fitting handles

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.