How we paint a front door
A front door – especially at the entrance to a period property – deserves special attention.
With so many period properties in London, we decided to create a process which does justice to the many front doors we encounter.
Here is a fine, if rather tired, Edwardian front door before we worked on it:
What does our process involve?
The most basic standard process is: sand, undercoat, gloss.
We have extended this with the addition of several extra stages, including the application and polishing of two coats of Kodrin Spachtel, a wonderful, micro-levelling high-gloss surfacer from Sikkens which gives the door a glass-like shine in readiness for the gloss.
Our process is time-consuming, but yields results which will set your door apart…