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Bob The Handyman
Door easing / planing in Barking, IG11 7XF
Marvel Building Services
Door easing / planing in Thames Ditton, KT7 0QQ
Cussens Electricial Services Ltd
Door easing / planing in Kent, DA16 2EZ
Aleksandar Navala
Door easing / planing in Croydon, CR0 4LD
Savvy Sav
Door easing / planing in London, SW20 8QQ
Fdf Maintenance
Door easing / planing in London, SE25 6SG
Hornsdene Limited
Door easing / planing in Hassocks, BN6 9HD
Iroko Property Services Ltd
Door easing / planing in Epsom, KT18 7HY
Three Shires Property Services Ltd
Door easing / planing in Bedfordshire, MK40 2QH
We Fix And Upkeep
Door easing / planing in London, CR4 4EG
Absolute Maintenance Limited
Door easing / planing in London, E17 3GF
Abbins Maintenance Limited
Door easing / planing in Grays, RM20 3BJ
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Latest Door easing / planing Reviews

Savvy Sav
17 Nov 2017
These guys are detailed, hard working, reliable and produce a high quality of work. Highly recommended.
A Stewart Building Services
16 Nov 2017
Professional and quick service. The room was left in very good condition and I am happy with the work done.
Starox
16 Nov 2017
Very helpful and took his time to get the job done correctly will definitely use them next time
Barwicklocksmiths And Maintenance
14 Nov 2017
very good

Hiring a tradesman for door easing/ planing

It is important for a door to fit properly in place, without scraping against its frame or marking your flooring. This can be a common problem, especially after installing new flooring. To ensure this, it can sometimes be necessary to remove parts of a door: this is called ‘easing’ or ‘planing’.

While easing or planing a door can seem simple, and is a good DIY skill to learn, there is still much that can go wrong. You will need to measure your door carefully to make sure that you do not remove more than necessary. Also, if you do not know how to use a planing tool properly you could easily end up marking or even ruining the door.

For easing or planing a door, the best tradesman that you can hire will be a qualified local carpenter. A skilled handyman should also be able to do the job, though you should make sure your candidates have experience with the same kind of work.

What do I need to know about door easing/ planing?

Easing or planing a door follows a relatively simple process. Your tradesman will remove the door from its hinges, before using a scraping tool to remove part of the door on whichever side is rubbing against another surface.

The cost of easing or planing a door will usually vary between around £30 and £80, depending on the amount of work that needs doing. Average prices will also vary between different parts of the UK, with tradesmen in London and the south charging more than those elsewhere.

If you are hiring a handyman for the job, make sure that they have the correct experience. A handyman is more of a jack-of-all-trades than a specialist; if you hire one that has as little experience easing doors as you do, you may as well have just done the job yourself!

Finally, depending on where you need the work done on your door, you may need to redecorate it afterwards. You may even want to consider hiring a painter to redecorate both the door and the room itself! 

Latest Door easing / planing Jobs Posted

Jasmin
Our conservatory door has swollen and cannot be well closed. I believe it will need planing in order to fit
properly again. Additionally both our conservatory and kitchen doors have bolts into the lower frame which lack a "female part" (although I bought and have the correct parts). These need to be fitted and will need a bit of work to put them in the correct place for the bolt to slide. Finally, we need to touch up a window and possibly the doors to prevent further water intrusion.
Bev
There are several parts: plane internal door to ease opening; fit replacement hinge on internal door; fit to wooden door thresholds; fit trim, hang two wall shelves and build built-in desk.
Vu
Door planing quotes. no longer than 1hr. Reliable and can do weekends is suitable. Thank you very much
Mr B.
Need a door to be planned. Also kitchen cupboard to be moved 6inches and work top to have 6 inches cut off