Selecting the right interior door can have a significant impact on how your house or office is presented. Since interior wooden doors will be a vital part of your overall interior design, make sure they meet your expectations in terms of durability and appearance. Take some time to do some research to find differences in materials, costs, and thermal efficiency. While exterior doors provide privacy and a sense of security, interior doors help you design a cohesive indoor environment.
Doors can get very expensive depending on what kind of wood you want to have in your doors. For example, doors made of solid hardwood can be expensive. Any additions such as glass panels can increase the price. However, solid wood makes it easy to create customizable doors with exquisite appearance. Here is what you should consider before buying interior wooden doors for your house or business:
It’s important to consider where you want to install the doors or what kind of environment the door will be exposed to, or how frequently it will be used. Do you want your door to have a special feature like fire or moisture resistance? Which will be the most appropriate opening mechanism? Do you want a door for a limited space or do you need to brighten up your space? Answering these questions will help you select the right door for your house.
Panel and flush are two basic types of interior doors. As the name suggests, flush doors come with a flat, smooth surface that is typically painted or stained. They can easily blend in with a home’s interior. Hollow-core flush doors are being commonly used due to their low cost and lightweight. However, they are less durable as little force can damage them easily. Panel doors, on the other hand, are made from a framework of vertical stiles and horizontal rails. What type of door construction is ideal for you depends on your application or preferences.
The look of interior wooden doors you choose can have an impact on the overall look of your home. If the style of your interior doors doesn’t match the theme of your house, they will become an unattractive focal point and make the decoration appear inconsistent. From colour to the header, casing, and the footer, your interior doors must create good chemistry with other decor elements. You can buy unfinished interior doors to carry out on-site painting and finishing.
Your budget can be a decisive factor that determines what type of door you can afford to install. Try to find the best quality doors considering your budget constraints. Don’t hesitate to pay a little extra to buy durable doors that can last longer. Size, opening mechanism, material and additional features determine the price of a door.
You also need to select the door hardware. Most internal doors require three hinges as they need to be secured in place properly. A latch is also required if you want your doors to be closed properly. Most importantly, you need to choose a handle with a style and finish that fits your home interior.
About First Impression Wood Masters
At First Impression Wood Masters, we produce and sell premium quality interior/exterior and custom doors in Edmonton and across Canada. We manufacture solid wood doors for both home and office applications. Whether you want pre-designed doors or you prefer to buy customizable doors, we’ve got you covered. Browse through our online shop to learn more about our products!