Selecting a Door Manufacturer
There are many options available when it comes custom wood doors. Some are solid hardwood and others are made from MDF or molded composite materials, foam, plywood, or a combination of both.
It is important that you consider the type of door they offer and their price ranges when choosing a manufacturer. This will help to determine whether you should choose a company offering high-end or low end products.
Choose a solid hardwood door
A solid wood doors manufacturer is usually constructed with a frame and panel construction using a particular wood species. These doors are usually made of softwoods like pine or hardwoods such maple and oak. They are also available in a variety of styles and designs, such as shaker and flush.
Look for solid wood doors that are made from high-end wood species if you are looking for one. For example, Honduras Mahogany is a fine choice and is often referred to as “East Indian mahogany.”
Narra, which is a quality wood that is mainly found in Southeast Asia, is another option. Narra is a good choice as a wood door material because it is durable and stains well.
You can also choose from teak and Brazilian rosewood, which are both high-end woods. These exotic woods will cost you a little more than Honduras mhogany, however they will provide a premium finish for your project.
JELD-WEN (r) authentic wood exterior doors are available in a wide range of designs and wood species, featuring a dense engineered core shielded with premium veneers for long-lasting performance. They are sturdy, won’t warp or bend, and provide excellent sound resistance for residential applications.
You can purchase fire-rated doors that are compliant with building regulations. This can be achieved using a structural timber composite lumber core. It is made up of different species woods that have been joined together for strength. Other options include particleboard cores that are strong and affordable for interior doors.
Interior door manufacturers make a variety if door styles and configurations. They also make shutters, mouldings, and trims for window and door frames.
Design Collection MDF Doors
The Design Collection by Woodgrain is a collection of MDF doors that combine cutting-edge technology and traditional craftsmanship. These doors are ideal to be used in a variety of applications, including offices and schools, small hotels, strip malls, and schools.
Doors with Solid Core
Solid core doors come in a variety if woods, some very rare and others reclaimed. They are also available in a variety or styles and can be made to match the architectural style of your home.
Some solid core doors can be equipped with electrified Mortise locks or a coiled cables that runs power to it from the hinges. This allows invisible wiring. They can also be used for magnetic locks and surface-mounted vertical rods.
The right door can make the difference between a beautiful, functional, and affordable product for your home. It is important to do your research so that you can find the right company for you.