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Types and types of doors: how not to make a mistake with the choice


On the modern market are a variety of doors that differ in purpose, material, type of coating and dozens of other characteristics. If you are running out of repairs, and you are planning to buy doors, carefully study all the proposals of manufacturers, because the wrong door can cross out the work of the designer and the team of builders.

The first thing to look out for is the material from which the door is made. The cost and functionality of the door directly depends on it. Today, the types of doors on the material are as follows:

  • wooden;
  • metal;
  • plastic;
  • veneered;
  • glass;
  • combined.

In the apartment and the house can be installed doors of all these types. Wooden doors - this is the option that will look perfect in the interior of any style. The tree always looks elegant and noble. It has a unique pattern and a special texture. The tree is absolutely safe and environmentally friendly. Wooden doors are timeless classics with which no other material can compare. Doors of wood will serve for many years and even over time will not lose their presentable appearance.

Manufacturers also classify doors according to the options of opening. In this case, they are:

  • sliding;
  • folding;
  • swing;
  • swinging.

The option of opening doors is a very important characteristic. It depends on how they will be opened whether it is convenient for you to enter the room.

Sliding doors that move along special rails are universal. They are installed in apartments, office buildings, as well as wardrobes. The facades of kitchens also very often represent doors of this type. Designers appreciate them because they do not eat precious centimeters of space and allow us to divide a room into several zones.

More doors are classified according to the number of canvases. Today, in stores most often you can find bifolished and unifolded types of doors. The first is usually installed in large openings, for example, in private homes, assembly and conference rooms. Three-and chetyrehpolotnye types of interior doors are extremely rare. If they are made, then only by special order for a particular house. The most versatile and popular are single-leaf doors.

Entrance doors are made of reliable metal and are expensive. The owners of apartments and houses do not spare money for the purchase of such doors, because the safety of all their property depends on their reliability.

Types of entrance doors are different. So, steel doors may differ in the way of opening and the type of locks, in the degree of protection and resistance to burglary. Each of these indicators is important, but when choosing metal entrance doors you need to first consider how well the door can protect the house from extraneous sounds and cold, whether its surface can penetrate bullets, how long it will take to break into it, and whether it has a high fire safety. The last thing to look at is the door decor. And remember, the richer the iron door looks, the more attention intruders it attracts.



Decorating wooden doors

All types of wooden doors today are in demand, because they can fit into the interior of all styles. Installing doors of pine and any other tree opens up a huge field of creativity for designers. For wooden doors are allowed to use a variety of coatings. They can be varnished, painted with acrylic, chalk or oil paint. Pine and any other wooden doors can be made monochromatic or decorated with bright patterns, but this use of a finishing material is not at all necessary, because Russian and European factories have such a variety of wooden doors that you can definitely find one that is ideal for your interior.



To make your home cozy, there must be beautiful doors in it. It can be inexpensive PVC doors, and can - elite mahogany doors. It is important that they are functional, fit into the interior and harmonize with its other elements. In order not to be mistaken in the choice, carefully study all types and models of doors, consult with the designers and make the right decision.