The best part about the types of doors on the basis of material of manufacture is, the list is seamless. From the history to the modern era of architecture, there will be more inventions on the basis of material of manufacture. So, read on for more types of doors available at Unisson Groupe.
- Flush doors
It is deemed to be a smooth door which has a plywood fixed on a lightweight timber frame. The hollow core is filled with a cardboard core material. Flush doors are installed in the interior of a house. They can also be used as exteriors if you apply some variations to it. The frames of such doors are made of wood or steel which can handle the weight. As the name suggests, these doors are commonly used for toilets and baths and its inner face should always be covered with an aluminium sheet to shield it against water.
- Steel doors
Steel doors can both be used in the interior as well as the exterior of the house. They can be either hollow or solid. It can be deemed as a good alternative to wood and can be used to make frames as well. The frames can be made of pressed steel plates, channels, Tee or angles. In the case of steel frames, holdfast and hinges are usually welded to the frame. Normal shutters are designed of wood and can also be welded on steel frames. Steel doors are designed in high quality, cold rolled mild steel and engineered with precision. They are also available in appealing shared with multiple wood grain texture. They can be used in places which require high security.
- PVC doors
The full form of PVC is Poly Vinyl Chloride. It is a plastic material used for making products like fitting, pipes, water tanks etc. PVC can also be used for manufacturing doors. The advantages are they are resistant to termites, sturdy, lightweight, anti-corrosive, moisture resistant etc. They can be easily designed and installed. But they cannot be used as an entry door as they are light weight, not resistant to weather etc.
- Aluminum doors
Aluminum can be used to make doors, windows, partitions, curtain walls etc. Aluminum frames are also known for its tolerance against harsh environmental conditions. They are also termite-resistant and durable in nature. Doors and windows designed from aluminium can be sliding or side hung and are compatible for interior or external location. They are appealing and inexpensive as well.