Why choose oak internal doors for your home?

Posted: 21 Sep, 2015.

Whether you prefer modern or traditional, there will always be an oak internal door style to match your preferred interior design theme.  Oak veneers are one of our most popular door finishes – so, what gives this age old natural resource top selling status?  One reason has to be oak’s aesthetic value.  The beauty of natural timber graining really does add a touch of quality and warmth to a home, so you can sit back, relax and appreciate your doors.  The flexible nature and affordability of oak as a manufacturing material is also a contributing factor but for this blog we’ll be looking at some of the most popular oak door design styles currently on the market.

Contemporary oak internal door

Contemporary oak doors – what is on trend?

We supply many small and medium house builders that build for quality and only want the best fixtures and fittings.  Style and being a step above the rest is so important and choosing the right internal doors is a key decision for these developers.  Contemporary oak internal doors are currently a favourite within this market, and designs like those from our contemporary oak door range are regularly being fitted in prestigious developments.

The prefinished oak flush veneers enhanced with a grooved panel effect, creates a modern subtle style with an added touch of luxury.  The affordability of these doors makes it even better as you do not have to break the bank to have stylish oak doors in your home.

Oak shaker panel doors have been popular in kitchen design for a number of years and are now widely used as internal doors.  The simplistic style with neat recessed panels makes them a popular choice for modern interiors.  JB Kind’s Symmetry Axis Oak internal door offers a new twist on the shaker style with wider panels.  Offered prefinished and ready to hang this oak door design is exclusive to the JB Kind Door Collection.  More oak shaker style doors can be found within our Montana door range.

Classic style oak interior doors

Classic style oak interior doors

Living in the UK we are blessed with a myriad of period properties from the Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian eras.  If you are renovating a period property, you may wish to retain that vintage feel and include influences from the era that your home was built.  Choosing a traditional style oak door is one way to achieve an authentic look.  Traditional raised panel door designs, whether they are 4 or 6 panel, are always a good option, as they are a timeless classic that just do not date.  Classic oak door styles are also a popular choice for modern properties too, blending in easily with a myriad of design themes.

Browse through the oak panelled door styles in our classic oak door range for some inspiration.

The benefit of modern door construction means that they are constructed with engineered cores for greater strength and stability, perfect for use in centrally heated homes as they are less likely to warp or crack. Bespoke sizes can be made to measure, so with a bit of research you should be able to find your perfect doors.

Cottage style boarded oak internal doors

Cottage style oak internal doors

Country living is a popular lifestyle choice, whether you’re renovating a cottage or barn conversion, deciding which internal doors will suit your project is an important decision.

Boarded style oak veneered internal doors, like those from our Oak Cottage range are currently some of the most popular door designs sold across the UK.  Perfect for cottages and barn conversions, this door style is now also incredibly popular for new builds and modern properties too – so you can blend modern with the traditional.  There are a large number of similar looking oak boarded internal doors available on the market and sometimes it can be hard to tell the difference.  We would advise taking the time to do some research on the construction of the door.  There are various methods and materials used within the construction of a door that ultimately effects the finished product and its performance.  Bearing this in mind, along with the price point will help you determine the quality level.  JB Kind offer a number of different oak boarded style doors to match individual budgets and specifications.

Introduce some light with an oak glazed internal door

Royale Modern Oak Glazed doorThere are usually a few areas within a new build or home renovation, where the introduction of extra light would be beneficial.  Whether it is to allow more light into a darker area or to create an open feeling and natural flow from one room to another – introducing a glazed interior door can often be the solution.

All of JB Kind’s oak internal doors offer a matching glazed partner and there are a wide variety of options available.  From full clear glazed panels, to individual apertures, etched and frosted glass, there are many different choices to match your style and interior.

Take a look at our Rustic Oak glazed door – it is one of our favourites and the diamond cut glass really adds a touch of style.

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