Various forms of doors and windows made of wood, steel, aluminium, etc are available in the market. They can be customized or one can buy the ones that are available in the market for ready fixing. Not only the doors made from different materials are available but there is a wide variety of designs available to facilitate easy selection for the house owner.
The traditional doors are made of timber or wood and are still quite popular. People use designs from the past or self design and get it manufactured. The material is locally available and can be constructed by local carpenters. With each passing day a new kind of wood is added to the variety of already existing wood.
According to the Windows and doors company in Oakville, the buyer should keep in mind the goal of placing the door and look for longevity within their budget. Timber/wood doors are great for exterior locations though they can be used all over the house. It is most commonly being used for making of doors/windows.
Glass doors and windows (often seen in office spaces) are mostly used for paneling. But if the owner gets it customized the glass doors can be made for specific locations. If using in residence space, glass doors are mostly placed on the backside of the house to provide unobstructed view of the backyard or garden.
They look beautiful at front too but then privacy and durability have to be thought about. One can always design a combination of glass and wooden frames but needs to remember such doors are not only costly and heavy compared to other doors but also require good maintenance.
Then there is the ‘battened and ledged door’, a simple and elegant form of door in use since ages. There are vertical wooden battens of the height of the door. They have about 35 mm thicknesses joint by the groove and tongue. Traditionally there are three ledges (horizontal panels) that are provided, at the top, bottom and the middle. To provide rigidity and better appearance they are often braced or even braced and framed.