As with any part of your house, you should take a fair amount of thinking when buying your interior door. If you are remodeling or just want to change the ambiance of a room, picking the right door is as important as the other parts of the room. To help you choose you can visit storyjoinery.co.uk today to see their amazing collection of wooden doors.
There are a lot of factors but we’ll only focus on three main ones. These are door framing, door swing and door style.
The frame is the where the hinges of your door are attached to. They hold your door to the wall. You’d want to use only the strongest materials because, in the long run, it saves more money. A bespoke wooden door newcastle might be needed if the room is out of the normal size. If you are not sure or don’t know how to frame, it is better to hire a professional help.
You can choose between a slab door or a pre-hung door. A slab door is just the actual door itself without a frame. A pre-hung door is already mounted to the frame with hinges attached.
Before going to the store be sure to identify how you would like the door to open. Check if it may hit something when it opens. The position of the knob should also be considered. There are some basic rules like a door should not open into a corridor or the main entrance of your home should always open inward.
You can experiment with the style of your door but it is advisable to match some of the elements in your home so that there is uniformity. The size of the room should be considered too when choosing the size of the door. Bigger rooms should use big doors likewise, small rooms should use smaller doors.
There a few types of doors to choose from:
- Sliding doors -mostly used in closets
- Folding doors – saves space and is used in laundry or pantries, good for small spaces
- Panel doors – the most common door, used on home entrance
- Dutch doors – a door divided horizontally, the top half can swing open
- Pocket doors – basically the same as sliding doors except that its panel hides on the wall