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Drop-Down Loft Access Door

Drop-Down Loft Access Door
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23 of 24(96%)reviewers would recommend this product.
Customer Reviews for Manthorpe GL250 Insulated Drop-Down Loft Access Door White 686 x 856mm
Review 1 for Manthorpe GL250 Insulated Drop-Down Loft Access Door White 686 x 856mm
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loft
11 Dec 2014
By nonesense66
, Mansfield
" Good access to loft! Clean. Easy to fit.
Good value for money.
Well packaged.
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Easy to fit - good design
6 Dec 2014
By IainNotts
, Nottingham
" Used to replace a horrible bowed yellowed and flimsy plastic door installed when our house was constructed 12 years ago. Having allocated an afternoon to fit it is was finished in an hour ! Very well insulated and air tight with several locking points around the frame. Easy sideways action to open and close. "
Review 3 for Manthorpe GL250 Insulated Drop-Down Loft Access Door White 686 x 856mm
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Tight fit
4 Dec 2014
By javbaby001
, Cheshire
" Was simple to install after some removal of exsissting wood but would be ideal on new build or complete overhaul. "
Review 4 for Manthorpe GL250 Insulated Drop-Down Loft Access Door White 686 x 856mm
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top class hatch
26 Nov 2014
By ssmrsp
, bicester
" does exactly what it says fits perfect looks good and works well so easy to fit "
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excellent
25 Nov 2014
By frankieboy
, falkirk
" Good price easy to fit good value would recomend and well insulated "
Review 6 for Manthorpe GL250 Insulated Drop-Down Loft Access Door White 686 x 856mm
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Good product
18 Nov 2014
By Jasper424
, Hertford
" Easy to fit, looks good and a low price.
Simple unlocking mechanism only fitted a few days ago so cannot comment on reliability
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Review 7 for Manthorpe GL250 Insulated Drop-Down Loft Access Door White 686 x 856mm
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easy quick fit loft hatch
23 Oct 2014
By Anonymous
, Forest of Dean
" Overboarding landing ceiling, purchase and fitting of this product provided a great finish. Also saved time making a new hatch lining and stripping and repainting existing hatch.
Liked the features of the insulation sliding and operation but especially the ability to completely remove if getting stuff from loft down.
Great price for time saved and finish achieved, only criticism is the off white plastic colour. "
Review 8 for Manthorpe GL250 Insulated Drop-Down Loft Access Door White 686 x 856mm
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loft hatch
24 Sep 2014
By giveitatry
, north shields
" literally took less than half an hour to fit. blends in well cannot really comment on reliability as have just installed it. "
Review 9 for Manthorpe GL250 Insulated Drop-Down Loft Access Door White 686 x 856mm
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Great product for the price
16 Sep 2014
By Smashley
, plymouth
" Had a look around and this hatch seemed the best value for money and I certainly wasn't disappointed. Quick and easy to fit and of a very good quality. Just what I was after. "
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Loft access door
8 Aug 2014
By Bob57
, Glasgow
" Good quality, very easy to fit. Not had it long so unable to comment on reliability, hence 3 stars. "
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Excellent loft access hatch
20 Jul 2014
By JamJarrs
, Kent
" Bought as replacement for old loft access hatch that failed after a short time with minimal use for a family member, very easy and quick to fit. Excellent sturdy design and finish, good fixings. Thoroughly recommend this item. "
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Onwards and Upwards.
4 Jul 2014
By Howhardcanitbetochooseone
, North of Scotland
" The Manthorpe GL250 is a little bit more expensive than other hatches but it's well worth paying the difference. I've fitted a few hatches in my time and this has got to be the easiest ever. It is simple and effortless to open and close, and once open, you can unhitch the door to give unrestricted access. Since fitting the GL250 I have been in and out of the roof space like a demented ferret and have had no problems. All my ceilings are white (boring but practical) so the GL250 blends in and is almost invisible. I recommend this hatch unreservedly. "
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Drop down loft access door
6 Jun 2014
By Jklmnb
, Chorley
" Very competitive price, easy to fix and looked perfect when done.. Click and collect excellent. "
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Great!
24 Mar 2014
By BigLugs
, Edinburgh
" Couldn't be easier to fit. Had to remove old fascias from previous upward/inward hatch which took longer than fitting of new one. All in, it took me about 30 mins. GL250 frame fitted perfectly and now works a treat. Highly recommended. "
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Excellent product
16 Mar 2014
By Moonflower
, Oxfordshire
" Perfect fit; excellent design; brilliant white finish; good fixings. Thoroughly recommend. "
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Easy to fit
8 Dec 2014
By Redsky
, Liverpool
" Needed to replace my damaged loft hatch door. Really easy to fit and does the job and looks great. My only concern is how the sliding mechanism to open & close the door will cope over time.Aside from that very pleased. "
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Easy to fit
22 Sep 2014
By adp1955
, Chepstow, Monmouthsh
" I bought this as the loft hatch I had was looking decidedly tatty. This came up as a "you may also like" when I was looking for a loft ladder.
It is very light in weight and I was concerned that it may not be up to the job. The strength of the product becomes evident once it is fixed in position. It's not the best looking quality loft hatch I've ever seen but once installed has pleasant lines.
The instructions were a breeze to follow (they're all written on its packaging) and it was very easy to install. Despite having to cut some plasterboard to enable this larger size to fit, I had the job done in about 30 minutes.
A couple of minor adjustments afterwards, all of which are explained in the instructions, and the job's a good 'un! "
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Great value
16 Jul 2014
By power365
, Watford
" Good quality well made nice finish, supplied with fixing screws. "
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Design has changed
7 Jun 2014
By Coupleatools
, Erskine
" Have used several Manthorpe hatches but design has now changed which means I couldn't use this one on my last job. The old style had the internal section drop down but the new one has the whole hatch drop down which does not work if original hatch area is close to the wall. Had to build a new hatch from scratch which cost me more time. Still a good well build hatch & will use them but old style could be used anywhere. Attached picture shows where the hatch could not be used "
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Great access
6 Jun 2014
By GRBT
, Manchester
" Bought this to enable new loft tank to be fitted without having to plaster and make good after. Did exactly what I expected without any problem to install. Not used before so only 3 stars for reliability but looks as if it will stand the test of time. "
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