Wooden door look elegant and serves most important function of protecting us against cold winds only if they are made of hard and good wood. Wood is considered good insulator against cold and heat leading it energy efficient. One can install different kinds of wooden door but the thing to remember is wood chosen must be hard and long lasting otherwise one may end up changing the doors for ever because cheap wood get rotten and sometimes are not termite proof.
There are many advantages of wooden doors:
- Wood is renewable- Wood is recyclable which makes it harmless and sustainable. Wood is the one thing which can be renewable and converted into another thing or furniture piece out of the old wood without harming the forest.
- Types of wood- To grant your doors a distinctive look you can choose from the following wood: oak, pine, walnut, mahogany, maple, cherry, fir and many more. If you are going for some other wood make sure the wood is hard if not long lasting.
- Wood is an excellent insulator due to this characteristic of wood it is the best protector against wind, heat, cold and energy efficient.
Wood doors are prone to get rotten and warped, thus it is necessary to varnish or seal the door with some protectant in order to save from bad weather, water and direct sunlight. This concealer has to reapply in every two years to save it from rotting.