Traditional Interior Doors
Traditional interior doors are a timeless architectural detail that will always remain in style. Traditional interior doors are versatile in design and can be dressed up or dressed down depending on each individual application.
Some things to consider when choosing a traditional interior door are as follows:
With traditional interior doors, materials that you may want to consider are wood, MDF, solid core, hollow core, or glass. The range of options available in materials provides you with an array of choices and budgets to obtain the perfect solution for your project.
Probably the easiest way to add originality and truly make your own stamp. Adding color to a door can transform a home. When considering color, we must consider what we are looking to achieve. Are the doors meant to compliment or be a feature?
Modern doors typically will stay away from embellishments and tend to hold to the less is more ideology. Flat panels are a popular choice along with flush doors as an ideal candidate.
Sticking on doors is on the edge of the stiles and rails and holds the panel in place. With traditional interior doors, you will typically see ovolo sticking, but depending on the look, square, or step sticking is a great choice as well. For an additional ornamental feature, applied moulding can be added to the sticking to add depth and detail.
Jamb Type (Frame)
Most interior doors to fit standard openings will have an 11/16” thick jamb (frame). Within that jamb is a stop for the door to close against. Typically, a colonial stop is recommended to fit a traditional application, unless square or step sticking is selected in which a sanitary stop would be suggested.
Boring refers to the preparation of a door to install the handle sets. The most popular preparation is a single bore that is 2-1/8” in diameter. While this is the most typical application, there are quite a few ways to prepare a door for hardware and allows the client to pick the exact hardware they prefer. For certain handle-sets, an option would be a small face-bore which would allow the client to pick a narrow rosette for the hardware application.
When it comes to hardware for interior doors, it is all about personal choice. There are tons of choices and ways to personalize each handle-set. You can truly make your hardware choice your own with a range of knobs, levers, rosettes, finishes, and mixed materials.
Traditional interior doors, button top hinges are standard but many folks prefer to dress up their hinges with decorative tips to their hinges such as steeple tip, ball tip, or urn tip. Additionally, square corner hinges are the perfect complement to any traditional interior door. Other than style, consider the number of hinges. The typical door will have three hinges applied to a door, reducing that count to a pair is a great way to add a feature to a typical door.