Front Door Restoration

Tempus Windows are your trusted specialists for door repair & restoration in the South West, covering Somerset, Devon and Dorset. We breathe new life into tired doors, restoring their beauty, functionality, and energy efficiency.

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Front Door Restoration in Somerset, Devon & Dorset

For period properties in Somerset, Devon, and Dorset, your doors are often grand and historic, crafted from solid timber with unique architectural details. However, time and weather can take their toll, leaving your cherished front door faded, drafty, and malfunctioning.

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Why Restore Your Period Property Front Door

Preserves Character

Replacing a front door erases a piece of your home’s history.  Restoration allows you to retain the original craftsmanship and details, ensuring your door continues to tell the story of your period property. Studies show that well-maintained period features can increase your home’s value.

Enhances Security

Issues with locks, hinges, and weather seals? Repair & restoration addresses these issues, ensuring your door operates smoothly, securely, and provides the best weatherproofing for your home.

Improved Energy Efficiency

Drafty front doors can significantly impact your energy bills. Ensuring a perfect fit, can lead to a improvement in energy efficiency. This translates to a more comfortable home and lower energy costs.


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Repair & restoration is typically much more affordable than replacing the door entirely.


Drafty doors can be a major source of heat loss in any home, leading to higher energy bills and a larger carbon footprint as you rely your heating more.


Your front door is the main entrance into your property. If it’s tired and seen better days it could pose a security risk to your home. Repairing and restoring can add that extra layer of security you deserve.

Front Door Repair & Restoration Process

Our journey begins with a comprehensive consultation at your home. Our specialists will assess the condition of your front door, discuss your restoration goals, and advise on the most suitable approach along with a detailed quote outlining the scope of work and estimated costs. 

We will then remove your door delicately to begin the restoration process using traditional techniques to repair damaged frames, replace rotten timber sections with precisely matched wood, and restore the functionality of hinges, locking mechanisms, and weather seals. 

Once the restoration process has been completed, your door will carefully be refitted to your property and it can begin to start it’s new life.

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Why Choose Tempus Windows for Your Timber Door Restoration



At Tempus Windows, we understand the unique character and craftsmanship of timber doors. Our team comprises skilled joiners with decades of experience in traditional restoration techniques. We combine this knowledge with modern materials and best practices to ensure a long-lasting and authentic restoration for your doors.



We are committed to delivering the highest quality workmanship on every project. We use only the finest materials, from sustainably sourced timber to top-of-the-line hardware. Our meticulous attention to detail ensures that your restored doors will not only function flawlessly but also retain their beauty for years to come.



We recognise the historical significance of timber doors on period properties. They aren’t just functional; they’re architectural features that contribute to the character and charm of period properties. We work closely with you to understand your vision and ensure the restoration respects the original design and details of your doors.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely! Tempus Windows has experience working with listed buildings. We understand the importance of adhering to strict guidelines when restoring historical features like timber doors and sash windows. We’ll work closely with you and any relevant authorities to ensure the restoration meets all regulations while maintaining the original character of your doors.

Yes, significantly! Proper sealing during restoration reduces outside noise intrusion. This can be particularly beneficial for homes located in busy areas or near major roads. Studies have shown that chronic exposure to noise pollution can have negative health impacts. Restored doors will create a quieter and more peaceful living environment.

Yes, repairing and restoring your sash windows can increase your property value. Well-maintained doors are a major selling point for potential buyers, often resulting in less haggling on your property sale. The improved energy efficiency and curb appeal also contribute to a higher value.

Costs vary depending on the number and condition of your doors. However, we offer free consultations to assess your needs and provide a detailed and transparent quote. This approach ensures you know exactly what to expect.

The timeframe depends on the extent of the restoration needed. During the free consultation, we’ll provide a realistic timeline.

In most cases, a restoration is just as good, if not better, than a replacement.

Restoration preserves the original character and craftsmanship of your front door, which can be more valuable than a modern replacement. Additionally, restoration is often a more sustainable option as it uses existing materials. However, if your doors are severely damaged beyond repair, we can discuss replacement options using materials that complement the style of your property.

We’d be happy to discuss your door repair and restoration. You can contact Tempus Windows for a free consultation and quote by email or phone.

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At Tempus Windows, we’re passionate about reviving the beauty and functionality of sash windows and doors. We’re a team of experienced professionals dedicated to providing top-notch restoration services with a personal touch.

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Across the south west

Tempus Windows are a trusted specialist for sash window and door restoration across Somerset, Dorset, and Devon. We offer a comprehensive range of services to breathe new life into your period property, from timber sash windows and casement windows to French doors and stable doors.

Our team of experienced craftsmen utilises traditional techniques and high-quality materials to ensure an authentic and long-lasting restoration. We serve a wide range of locations, including Yeovil, Sherborne, Sparkford, Somerton, Langport, Wincanton, Chard, Dorchester, Ilminster and Exeter.

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