What to Look for when Buying Wood French Doors
By Mark J. Donovan
||Installing a wood French door is a fantastic way to accent a formal dining room, living room or even a den. With its single or multi-lite glass extending the full length of the door it provides both elegance and functionality to a room, or home. An interior wood French door allows a room to be closed off from other areas of the home, while still allowing the character of the room, and any natural lighting it may provide, to project into the rest of the home.
Wood French doors are an ideal solution for creating an open concept floor plan while still offering quiet privacy within different rooms of the home. Wood French doors are also excellent for patio entranceways.
As the name implies wood French doors have their origination in France. Their beginnings date back to around the Renaissance period. Today wood French doors are available in a multitude of solutions from a number of manufacturers.
When ordering a wood French door it is important to understand the lite terminology. An 8 lite wood French door is a door that has 8 unique lites separated by mullions, and a 10 lite French door is a door that has 10 unique lites separated by mullions. Another naming convention describes a French door’s lite pattern with two numbers, such as a 10-5 door. A 10-5 door, for example, has a lite pattern that is 2 lites wide by 5 lites long.
So if you want to add some unique charm to the interior of your home, and in some cases to the exterior of your home, consider using wood French doors when planning your new custom home or home addition. Wood French doors are not only beautiful and functional. They increase the value of your home as well.
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