All About Doors

16 August 2021
Taushif Hayder
All About Doors

A door is the portal of a house that allows access when opened and denies it when closed. The foremost purpose of a door is to provide protection against trespassers. That is why, it can be locked and unlocked. Besides, it is also vital in setting the
aesthetic value of your property. Doors are classified in a number of ways. It can be categorized according to the material its made of or the way it moves or the space it is built for. Doors are made of materials such as fiberglass, aluminum, wood and vinyl. Then, there are hinged doors, bi-fold doors, sliding doors, rotating doors and even, automatic doors; each moving differently. External doors such as front doors, back doors, patio doors are all built for different parts of a building.

However, interestingly, there are also different styles of doors originating from different parts of the world such as French doors, Dutch doors, Scandinavian doors, Australian doors, etc. Such doors represent the design of its origins, amongst which, Scandinavian doors and French doors are currently more preferred.

Scandinavian doors

The main reason such doors are trending everywhere is due to its minimalistic and natural appeal. It stands out for using a blend of simple textures and clean patterns. The doors are mostly colored in muted, earthy tones. It fits the image of a modern, cozy décor perfectly. 

French doors

A French style door is one that has two sections and pivot on hinges mounted on opposite sides of the door framing, opening and closing in the middle. Each door section is constructed with glass panes throughout the center of the door. French doors are popular because they allow natural light into a room and create a wide opening which sends off a welcoming vibe. Such doors are apt for giving your house a sophisticated contemporary look.

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