If you are looking to remodel your home, chances are changing the original plain white interior doors are on the to-do list. Just changing your interior doors can make a huge difference in the look and feel of an older home. However, don’t forget to take the door casing into consideration also. If you are doing a Paint Remodel Project, the act of painting the doors to give a room a different look and feel, but there is nothing like a brand new door to totally transform a room.
There are so many things to consider when choosing your interior doors. Let’s look at some of the fundamentals first. Typically if you look around your older Florida home, you will find that your interior doors are just plain flat doors. This flat door is known as a smooth flush door and is your standard builders grade door for a Florida home built, say 30 or 40 years ago.
Let’s take a look at a few common types of interior door style options. You have a lot of door styles to choose from but some of the more popular types of interior doors include the following: slab (or flush) doors, French, Sliding, Pocket, Bi-fold, Panel, Barn Doors, and a host of others.
If you are looking to give your home character, panel doors are definitely a viable option. They help add character to a room. There are square patterns, rectangular patterns, single large panels, 5 panels, 3 panels, 2 panels, and 8 panels. The patterns vary from manufacturer, but you have a host of selections to choose from, which will depend upon your taste preference. In most Pompano Home Remodel Projects that I work on, homeowners are going for a more sleek look and choose either a single panel, 3 panel mission or 5 panel door. Although the styles have been around for years the modern twist to these door styles breathe life into a home. [Read more…]