Five popular wood types for luxury solid wood front doors
If you’re renovating your home or building from scratch, then you’ll probably have to think about the doors at some point. The kind of project, the location, personal preferences, and the price will have a significant impact on your wood selection.
Solid wood doors are good at insulating against heat loss and noise but also acting as a safety barrier. Wood is an affordable, renewable, and sustainable material that is perfect for making doors. Below are five of the more popular woods used for solid wood front doors in Toronto and what you should know about them.
Mahogany is the best seller when it comes to wood door material. It boasts with straight grains and various shades of red. Its solidity and ability to stain and take paint well makes it an excellent option.
- Red oak
Red Oak is strong, wearability and has appealing grain characteristics. Our Red Oak Doors take stain very well and can be finished to match just about any colour or finished natural. Red oak is also available in quarter-sawn or rift sawn and can be used for interior or exterior doors.
Poplar is an extremely cost-effective wood for solid wood doors, even though it does not offer the same distinctive grain as other woods. Poplar interior doors are a strong medium-density wood, making them a popular choice as sound and heat insulators.
- White oak
The coloring in white oak can vary. Boards of white oak lumber may be dark brown, light brown, or brown with yellow tones. Stain and wood sealer can enhance the appearance of white oak.White oak has a high resistance to rot and is suitable for building boats, doors, outdoor furniture and vessels designed to hold water.
Maple wood almost looks creamy with an occasional reddish hue. This wood is one of the densest wood pieces and is well known for its strength. Heavy-duty items such as solid doors, dressers, and kitchen cabinets are common uses for it. This wood is affordable and extremely durable; it can take a beating while simultaneously looking great.
Custom-Designed solid wood front doors in Toronto
Renovating or rebuilding? You don’t have to settle with a door from our standard range, everything we do can be customized. Our staff will happily work with you to bring your dream designs to life.
Master Doors supplies custom-designed wood front doors in Toronto, as well as other exterior and interior doors. Contact us and let us show you our limitless range of solid wooden door designs. Our team is happy to come to your premises and offer a free onsite assessment of your requirements.