What is the biggest/smallest I can have my door?

Click here to view the full list of the maximum and minimum size for our doors.



Can I specify the size of glass on a Duramax door?

No, as the vision panels are made with special cassettes the size is not adjustable.


As Duramax vision panels are set sizes what are they?

The overall sizes (including beading) for Duramax doors (refer to end of the Duramax code):

AR24 – 240x520mm

AR11 and AR23 – 250x200mm

P1 – 965x610mm

AR9 and AR21 – 1268x250mm

AR10 – 1676x254mm

F4O/T and P2 – 960x250mm


Can I choose where the glass is located on a Duramax door?

Yes, if it is within the tolerances of the door i.e. not too close to the edge or too close to another vision panel or lock.


My frame is not square can I still use a Duramax door?

Yes, Duramax can be planed just like a timber door so if your frame is out of square you can take off a small amount from the required edge of the door.


How do I paint a Duramax door?

Click here to view painting instructions for a Duramax door.


Can you paint Duramax doors at Parkwood? Or do we have to paint it ourselves?

Yes, Parkwood can pre paint your chosen door. It’s best if we also machine it for hardware to avoid scratching the door further down the line.

Provide the brand, colour, and if possible the colour code/number.

(Please allow an extra 2 weeks leadtime if we are painting)


How can you tell which side the lock block is on a Duramax door?

There should be a sticker indicating the side of the lock block on the bottom of the door. If this is missing for some reason tap along on the door and you will be able to hear the difference and locate the lock block.


How do you drill for a lock and hinges on a Duramax door?

It's just like a timber door, click here to watch a video.


I just bought a Duramax door. How much can I trim off it?

General rule of thumb is 10mm off every edge can be taken off, but some designs are unable to be trimmed.



What are the standard powder-coat colours for Aluminium doors?

Click here to view our standard powder-coat colours, these colours are included in the price of the door, other colours occur an additional charge.


Can I choose the size of glass on an Aluminium door?

In most cases the size of glass changes with the size of the doors as the rails and stiles are a set size resulting in not being able to choose the glass size. The only exceptions are the CFLs with vision panels and the Thermtek TGV with vision panels; these doors you can request certain sized vision panels.


Can I have an Aluminium door wet sprayed?

Parkwood do not offer wet spraying of aluminium doors, but we can supply the door in a mill finish to be wet sprayed elsewhere.


Can I replace my old timber door with an Aluminium door?

Yes, providing the following conditions;

If the frame is timber, it needs to be square (you can’t alter the shape of an aluminium door). If the frame isn’t square, then a Duramax door (which can be trimmed) would be ideal.

If you are using standard 100x75mm hinges you can purchase hinge packers off us.

If the frame is aluminium you should be able to re use the hinges.



What stain do you recommend for your timber doors?

We recommend using Sikkens HLS as the base coat and Sikkens Filter 7 top coats.


Do you make timber stable style doors?

Yes we do, although it does depend on the style of door whether it is possible.


If I supply the timber can you make the door?

No, we only use our 5 selected timbers: Cedar, Pine, Vulcan, American White Ash and Rosewood.


Do you make interior hollow core doors?

No, all are interior doors are made of solid timber (please note that paint quality doors contain customwood and stain quality doors may have veneer flat panels)


Do you make pre-hung interior doors?

No, we only supply the door panel.


Can I get barn door tracks from Parkwood as well as the door?

Yes, Parkwood have 5 options of tracks, and available up to 6m long (with a jointer in the middle).



Do Parkwood offer a measure and quote service?

No, we just manufacture the doors.


I have just recieced a quote for a Parkwood door and it says 'Machine for: Standard Lock Machining' what locks does this include?

Click here to view full list of what Parkwood consider a standard lock.


Can I buy direct off Parkwood?

As we are the manufacturer we do not sell direct to the general public, we work through a network of resellers. You can purchase through any merchant, i.e. Mitre 10, Bunnings, ITM, Placemakers and Carters, or Click here for local resellers in your area.