Cavity Sliding Door Kit | Draught Dodgers | FAQ

Q: I’m not really sure how or where to start?
A: That is no problem at all. We have a series of ecoMasterClasses on just about every topic of energy efficiency. All the information is totally free. Click here to check it out.

 Q: What does Cavity Sliding Door Draught Proofing Kit do?
A: Cavity Sliding Door Draught Proofing Kit will help seal one side of your cavity sliding door. In order for the kit to be effective, the door must be closed. 

Q: Are Cavity Sliding Door Draught Proofing Kits easy to install?
A: Draught Dodgers for Cavity Sliding Doors are relatively easy to install. We put the Difficult Rating as “Experience Required” because of how many steps there are to ensure that the Cavity Sliding Door Draught Proofing Kit is installed appropriately.

Q: Do I have to use the fitting packer? 
A: Yes. It must be used to install the head and the latch side of the kit. The fitting packer has been provided to ensure the moulding is fitted exactly the right distance from the face of the door. Not using the fitting packer guarantees an inferior result.

Q: How do you install Cavity Sliding Doors Draught Proofing Kit?
A: Please watch our video series under the “How To” tab.

Q: Do you have a recommended installer for the Cavity Sliding Kit?
A: A recommended installer is highly location dependent. To find out if we have a recommended installer in your area please contact us here or call 1300 326 627.

Q: What is the Cavity Sliding Doors Draught Proofing Kit made of?
A: If you choose the Raw Timber Cavity Sliding Kit, the mouldings are made from a high quality hardwood timber (Tassie Oak) as well as a vinyl for the seals, flexible PVC, and an extremely durable adhesive tape. If you choose the White Cavity Sliding Kit, the mouldings are made from white powder coated aluminium. 

Q: Can I get a sample?
A: Unfortunately, we do not have samples of the Cavity Sliding Door Draught Proofing Kit.

Q: Can I get different coloured seals in the standard kits?
A: Yes, you can. However, there is a custom charge applied to make this change. Simply add your Cavity Sliding Kit to your cart and also add a Custom Charge. Prior to completing your transaction there is a notes section. Please write in this area what colour seals you would like to purchase with your kit.

Q: The mouldings are stuck in the wrong place, now I can’t put the seals in.
A: Unfortunately that is quite problematic. We provide installation videos to ensure a quality result. The mouldings can be removed from the door, but the self adhesive tape will not restick. You can fix the mouldings with nails or brads, make sure to use the fitting packer and watch the installation videos first.

Q: Will the Cavity Sliding Kit help to reduce noise?
A: Although not acoustically tested, our clients have reported significant reduction in noise after installation.