How to renovate old interior doors?
With the new trend of #changeyourhome, everyone is asking about how to renovate old interior doors or what steps should be taken for renovation. The interior doors are one of the major elements of home decoration, and they should be renovated or renewed for a big change in the house. If your doors don’t fit with:
- the furniture,
that are the parts of the decoration, some parts will felt missing.
Models come into life with their different styles, material, coating, and design. Having new doors that harmony with your decoration is both hard and expensive. The best solution is to renovate or restoring old interior doors. In this article, we will give some very important information about renovating your out-dated doors.
What Kind Of Doors to Choose for Small Houses?
In smaller houses, minimal style and most importantly white color doors should be preferred in order to have a nice view and saving from the space. Because white creates deepness and makes the place seem wider.
Sliding doors are perfect solutions for small houses but they are not preferred much because they are expensive. If you want to have a first-class decoration, you should definitely choose the sliding doors. You can use sliding doors for many long years without being out-dated. Other types of doors may show the houses more depressed and narrower.
What About the Big Houses?
There is literally no restriction for the big house door renovation, because all types of doors may fit. The key issue about this is the decoration style. As we mentioned before in our article “How to choose your interior door“, for modern, avant-garde, and classic styles, you should choose their style of doors.
The general solution for renovating big house doors is a renovation with painting and covering. But as Evkap, we care for your doors if they are older than 10-15 years because door fashion is flourished in the last years. In this case, full American style doors that dominantly used in the sector will show your home complete and will make a whole with your belongings whatever your style is.
Choosing the Right Style of Interior Door
As we decided which style will be good for small and big houses, the next step is to decide about choosing the model of the interior door. We will talk about three models which are:
- Hinged doors,
- Sliding doors,
- In-wall sliding doors
We are going to talk about problems with renovating these doors and their direct effect on the home style. Besides, we will talk about their harmony with big and small houses. So what are these doors?
Hinged doors are the most popular interior door design. Nearly %90 of interior doors are hinged. If a hinge is used in order to fasten the door to the frame, this is a hinged door. When you decided to renovate the doors, the old doors are most probably hinged. So it would be easy to keep it hinged, otherwise, some extra drilling and carving process will be needed.
There are so many different models of hinged doors. When you find the right model and do the carpenter work, you will have a brand new door. You can easily use hinged doors at big and small houses.
We could only see these doors at supermarkets, restaurants, or hotel ones, but today sliding doors are very popular as interior doors. They are suitable for small houses especially and when they used in living rooms, they make the home seem wider and fresh. Thin doorframe and more glass type doors are ideal for small houses while thicker doorframes are preferred for bigger houses.
When you decide to renovate your door with the sliding ones, a hard workload will be waiting for you. Because the wall should be prepared for the doorframe and this is hard construction work. So you should think twice before the beginning that it would worth it or not.
In-Door Sliding Door
These kinds of doors are suitable for only small houses. Or minimal places of big houses like a library, closet, cellar, or storage. These doors which are one of the most trendy of 2020 occupy no space, just like the wall is opening and closing. Especially places of 50 m² or lower are most proper for this style.
Just like the hinged doors, in-wall sliding doors require a special doorframe, but the frame is bigger in this one. Again, in-wall and hinged doors workload is more than the basic sliding doors, because the wall needed to be carved and prepared for the door frame. It is like making a new door from the beginning.
When you follow these processes and be careful with the tips, you will achieve and have a great home interior decoration. If you need any help or more assistance, please contact us.
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