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The Express Doors Direct Blog

Learn to get the most out of your doors, improve your home and have some fun along the way with the Express Doors Direct blog.

From internal doors and French doors to interior design and home maintenance, we offer homeowners a whole host of expertise and advice. We'll even cover the garden, patio and outdoors too! So if you have a question about your house, trouble with an internal door, have a property problem or need inspiration for a room, we're here to help!

When you’re redecorating your bathroom, the focus tends to be on the bathroom suite. Can you squeeze in a claw-foot victorian tub? Would a rainfall shower be a revolutionary investment? Then there is tiles, towels and storage to consider. The extensive needs for the room versus the often limited space. It’s no surprise that bathroom […]

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smart door lock and phone

Smart door locks are growing in popularity as households find innovative ways to get more connected and improve their comfort, security and convenience. But can we trust this new technology when compared to the tried and true? In 76% of burglaries, criminals gain access through a door. So your choice of door lock can have […]

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Over the last few years, Christmas wreaths have seen a big resurgence in popularity. Though they retain a definite Dickensian air, this only adds to their charm and they are a much-loved tradition. Perhaps because they offer such a range of designs that they can easily be tailored to suit any home. Perhaps it’s just […]

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It’s that time of year again where it is getting dark earlier and the temperature is dropping. With earlier nights comes greater opportunities for intruders to break into your home so it is important it is as secure as can be. Your front door is the first line of defence against break-ins. It serves as […]

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When you start a redecoration project, picking out door handles probably won’t cross your mind. As you pore over paint chips and carpet samples, the colour or style of your door handle will be buried under a hundred other decisions. By the time it comes to a finishing touch like a handle, you might just […]

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Last updated on December 2nd, 2021 at 09:56 amStreaming service Netflix hasn’t just revolutionised the way we watch TV, it’s made a massive impact on the way TV shows look, too. There’s always been shows with their own distinctive sense of style. The dark limited palette of Twin Peaks, the fifties fashions of Mad Men. […]

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Industrial style interior design takes influence from late 19th and early 20th century architecture. Whilst the industrial revolution eased its presence in the UK, manufacturing and production became globalised. In an attempt to save costs, workplaces shifted. An abundance of disused factories and warehouses were left stationed in its wake. In an attempt to utilise […]

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Last updated on July 19th, 2021 at 01:41 pmIt’s one of the best-loved topics on Instagram – more popular even than chocolate and cute animals! We’re talking interior design and there’s a whole world of creativity, ideas and dreamy décor waiting for you on social media. Even a quick scroll through Instagram will show you […]

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Last updated on December 2nd, 2021 at 09:55 amThe 2020/1 lockdown has given many of us no choice but to change the way we live our lives. We conducted a unique and insightful survey that would help us better understand how each generation spent their time and money during lockdown so we could look at […]

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25 home hacks featured

Last updated on December 2nd, 2021 at 09:54 amWe’ve all spent way more time than usual at home recently, and it’s left many of us feeling overwhelmed. Our homes and living spaces need a refresh, big time! That’s why we’ve rounded up 25 top hacks to refresh your home. We’ll cover the following home hack […]

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