Written by: ETO Doors
One of the most common small projects around a household is changing the entry doors. This could be for a multitude of reasons, anything from damage to a simple replacement. One of the most common materials used for door are wood. This isn’t surprising because of wood’s unique properties that are not only visually appealing but also extremely durable. Although they do need to be maintained periodically, when a homeowner takes good care of their door, expect them to last for multiple years.
An In-Depth Look
One of the main advantages of having wood front doors is their natural appearance that they bring to the overall look. No other material can quite match a well stained wood door. Their elegance and beauty are on a whole different level of design.
Wood exterior doors, again, have to be maintained or they risk rotting after periods of time – that should be the least of your worries. Wood can also crack and bend after sufficient time in the sun. However, this can be avoided by maintaining your door by periodically resealing the finish on all of the sides of the door.
One of the more expensive materials out of fiberglass, steel, and aluminum, wood doors offer the homeowner flexibility and a beautifully crafted door that will bring the most out of your home.
The Bottom Line
Both wooden interior and exterior doors offer a homeowner a magnificent work of art that can transcend any home’s design with just a few simple installations.