The doors perform many functions. They protect your house from outside intrusion and elements. They separate different sections of your home.
But some doors are special. Solid wood premium internal doors enhance the aesthetics. They add beauty and warmth to your home. They insulate the rooms from sound and light, last for a long time, give an artistic look, and wow the visitors.
Truthfully, interior wood doors can cost a little more than composite or hollow doors. The price may increase further if you wish to add clear glass panes to them.
However, when you count the sheer number of advantages they provide, you will realise they are worth every penny.
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1. A Naturally Beautiful Look
Internal wood doors are charming to look at, and solid hardwood material enhances their beauty even further. They possess a unique texture and colour that is enhanced even further with appropriate staining and finishing.
They can be glazed to make their surface smooth and incredible to touch. Solid wood doors are a coveted classic. The majority of the old homes typically have internal wood doors.
2. Little Maintenance Required
High-quality solid wood doors require very little maintenance. Unfinished hardwood is sensitive to moisture, but proper paint and enamel increase its life span significantly. A topcoat finish is the best for solid hardwood doors.
Wood is a dense matter. It can easily resist a hit with mere scratches and dents that will reduce a hollow door to splinters. Lastly, if the surface of the wood door is sealed correctly, it may hold up to a lot of banging.
3. Reduction in Finances
Solid wood internal doors can offer certain secondary benefits that may help reduce your utility costs. Wood naturally emits warmth and banishes the cold. Rooms with solid wood doors are easy to reside in during the harsh winters.
You won’t have to rely on your internal heating mechanism to keep you warm all the time. If you think your wood doors lack insulation, you can add foam cores and further decrease the gradual heat loss.
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4. Easy Customisation
Interior wood doors are easily customisable. They are flexible enough to add several features to them without going overboard.
You can add passkeys for the lock to the kitchen door if you have small and rambunctious children in the house. You can add a small cat flap at the bottom for your pet. The options are endless.
Solid wood is one of the most durable organic materials in the world. It can withstand harsh weather and elements that are synonymous with the UK ecosystem. The natural composition of the wood makes enduring oscillating temperatures easy.
Wood is one of the worst conductors of heat, making it one of the best insulators. A solid layer of quality paint coating can further enhance its strength, durability and insulation.
These are all practical reasons to install solid wood internal doors in your house. However, these doors do not fall short of fulfilling the secondary reasons either. They enhance the beauty of your home and give a unique aura of elegance. They can easily become one of the central features of attraction in your home or office décor.
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