Door Design. Saturday , December 09th , 2017 - 05:55:14 AM
The type of door can also make a world of difference. The basic types are hinged, sliding, folding and revolving types. The hinged type is when the door is hinged on one side allowing it to swing open in only one direction. The improvement on this type is the swinging type. This type is made in such a way that though it is hinged on only one side it can swing in both directions opening inwards and outwards. The sliding type is when the panels are mounted on overhead and floor tracks. These panels can slide over one another in both directions - right and left. These are used in situation of space constraints but their regular use popularity has also increased phenomenally. The folding type is when the two or more panels are joined together by hinges. These hinges allow the panels to fold over each other in whichever direction you want. Revolving type is the one where the panel is attached at the centre with means of an axis and the far ends of the panel can be pushed, which causes the panel to pivot about the axis. This type is not generally used in homes as it takes up too much space but it is quite ubiquitous in commercial establishments.
Another consideration when selecting a door for the entrance to your house is whether or not you want to let light in. If your door faces the sun and you don't want your house to get really hot during the day, it's best to pick a door that blocks out the light and doesn't have front glass paneling. By contrast, if your door is in a shady area, glass doors look good and let in a little bit of light for the front parlor area of the home, making it more attractive.
Now when you go shopping for designs, you will realize that there is a huge variety available in the market to suit different needs and tastes. You find beautiful traditional style wood doors with carvings and patterns in different designs. Many manufacturers sell front door designs which reflect the bygone eras such as Victorian, Georgian, Tudor, French Country, Tuscany and Colonial. These are more suited to palatial or country-side homes. You can even go for the rustic look and finish or antique looking front door designs.
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