Timber is probably the oldest material used for doors, and there are many good reasons why timber is still used today. Timber doors are the classic choice for your homes as well as for your offices Below are all the important factors you should consider before opting for timber doors in Mauritius:
WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF TIMBER DOORS?
Timber doors offer security, strength and protection against bad weather. There are different ironmongery options available for handles and other features when choosing timber doors.
WHY SHOULD YOU CHOOSE TIMBER DOORS?
There are many benefits to having timber doors, the first being the aesthetics aspect of it. You can have a simple finish, paint it or embellish it with glass design panels that suite your personal style and taste. It will give your house a stunning and luxurious look. In general, timber doors naturally fit in with the overall architecture of the house.
Timber is a natural insulator, with popular heat and sound insulation properties. In summer, it can help you keep your home nice and cool, while saving energy costs.
It is environmental-friendly and with a good maintenance, can last for a very long period.
As well as being durable, timber doors are excellent for the environment because wood is sustainable. It stores carbon and releases oxygen, all while inversing the carbon trace.
Timber does not trap air, so it keeps the air clean in your house.
THE DIFERENT COLOURS OF TIMBER
The lighter the colour is, the weaker is the timber. There is a variation of colours from one tree to the other. For example, freshly cut walnut, teak and deodar give dark brown, golden yellow and whitish colour shades respectively.
SOME EXAMPLES OF THE TYPES OF DOORS BASED ON TIMBER MATERIAL
- BATTENED AND LEDGED
Battened and ledged doors are the simplest form of doors that are being used for ages. They consist of vertical battens and horizontal legers.
- FRAMED AND PANEL DOORS
Framed and panel doors are widely used in houses where various designs can be made on either plain or glass panels
- FLUSH DOORS
Flush doors are doors, having plywood or Medium Density Fiber fixed over a timber frame which is comparatively light.
- GLASS DOORS
Glass doors are made of fiber glass can be provided with wooden panels on the surface.
Bi-FOLDING DOORS, SLIDING DOORS OR FRENCH DOORS (with panes or panel of glass).
These doors can be used to help create an ongoing transit between the inside and outside of your house:
Sliding doors for example, can be used as room partitions or office separators or patio. It takes least amount of space when open.
Bi-folding or folding doors can be used to split a larger room or as a gateway to your garden.
French doors are perfect for small openings, and it is not costly compared to the others.
For all your timber doors design, either for your house or office, you may contact MLO Construction which will offer you high standard services to meet all your interior and exterior design requirements.