A door is a movable structure that is used to close the entrance.All doors made from wood are called wooden door and here we are discussing panel doors that consist of a framing with timber sawn in the direction of grains of required length, breadth and thickness. The frame is grooved on the inside edges to receive one are more panels as per requirement or design. The panels are made of wooden board or other material
Flush doors are very easy to install using minimum efforts and the Accessories required to implement. Raw materials required for their installation are:
Flush doors have a shutter which is plain in appearance so these doors are easy to maintain as the plain surface does not gather dust. The doors either have veneer skin which is finished using polish or the doors are painted with paint which makes the maintenance easier and all you need to do is wipe clean the doors with dry cloth. In case there is a termite problem in your area, it is recommended to buy termite resistance wood and board for these doors
Wooden shutters take more time and cost in maintenance in comparison of flush shutters as they have more grooves and designs that collect dust and require periodic cleaning
Flush door shutters are manufactured in the factory from the raw materials Formed by gluing by the hot press process on both faces of core either ply wood or cross bands and face veneers in the required thickness and size as per ISNo2201-1999.
Wooden door shutters which are also called Paneled door shutters are manufactured in the factory or hand made by carpenter from the raw materials as per required thickness and size from sawn timber by jointing the vertical stiles and rails with glue and wooden pins. After that groves are made to hold the panels either of timber or ply or glass or wire gauze.
The thickness of flush shutter usually available in the market is 25mm, 30 mm and 35mm. Some vendors may also provide doors with other thickness.
The thickness of wooden panel door shutter usually built in the market is 30 mm and 35mm and 40 mm but in special cases due to opening size, security or design purpose the thickness may be increased to 45mm and 50 mm or other desired number.
Flush door are manufactured in factory so exact size should be provided before building the door otherwise it will be very hard to redo the size.
Wooden doors are more prone to termite attack than other type of new materials available in the market today.
Flush shutters can be used in the interior of the building on the door opening and cabinets only. As they are finished by putting veneer which is affected by water, these are not suitable in toilets. If it is to be used in bathroom then water-resistant ply or aluminum sheet should be fixed on the inner face of the shutter.
Wooden shutters can be used in the exterior, interior and toilet of the building on the door, cabinet, window and ventilator opening.
Flush shutters designs are less flexible and are usually available in solid form i.e. solid shutter can be used as solid barriers in the door opening.
Wooden shutters can be designed with material such as Board, Ply and we can also implement Glass, or wire gauge in wooden door designs.
The Flush door shutters are hung in the door frame with hinges and screws and all necessary fittings i.e. handle, tower bolt etc is fixed. Care should be taken that door shutter should move/ swing freely.
The wooden shutters are hung in the door frame with hinges and screws and all necessary fittings i.e. handle, tower bolt etc is fixed. Care should be taken that door shutter should move/ swing freely.
Generally Flush door shutters are finished with paint. If polish finish is desired on the Flush doors then teak face ply or veneer is fixed on the face of shutter in this way we have teak face polish surface.
Wooden shutters can be finished with various types of ingredient such as oil, paint, wax polishing, varnish and spirit polishing in originally direct on the wood used.
Flush shutters usually have plain joint fewer surfaces which does not collect dust. Now a days designer flush doors are also being made and the grooves on the design are susceptible to collect dust
Flush shutters undergo little expansion or contraction with seasonal changes.
Flush shutters have better strength being homogeneous structure.
Flush shutters are readily available in the market. These are available in standard sizes so procurement and fixing takes very less time.
Wooden shutters usually take time to make as one has to purchase raw wood for these doors and the raw wood requires seasoning before it can be used. Though, there are seasoning plants available in the market, yet the time to make wooden doors is higher.
Flush shutters are less affected by termite.
Flush shutters are usually available in rectangular or square shape.
Wooden shutters can be used in different types of openings i.e. in any shape as required may be rectangular, square, semi circular, circular or combination of these.