Rustic DoorAny home can benefit from an excellent-looking door, and if you are looking for something different, there are plenty of options available to you.  Changing the design of your door can help to give your house a little added character and set it apart from the other homes around it.

Rustic doors can give your home a unique look, and they can work especially well with homes that are made of wood or stone. This is because of their simplicity and the way they mimic the great outdoors. These types of doors are carefully crafted with a number of woods so they come in all manner of colors, shapes, and overall designs. Choose from double-doors to simple, everyday doors. Because the doors are rustic, they are free of paint to allow the true color and style of the wood to come through. You may discover doors made of alder, pine, maple, oak, and many more.

When choosing a rustic door, consider the shape you want it to be as well as what type of wood might best complement your home. Some doors work beautifully with one home while they might not be the best choice for another. Rustic doors can also include windows or be completely fashioned out of solid wood. If you intend for this to be a door that will be exposed to the elements, you will need it to be treated so it can weather sun and storms. If you want the door to be inside, it won’t need as much treating, but should have some in order to prevent any warping or other damage from moisture and dryness that can occur in any home.

AntiqueDistressRustic doors can also have variances in their wood. You may want one made of reclaimed wood, which retains all the original marks from the original home of the wood. Or you may want it to be made from brand new wood. Some wood panels may be more knotty than others. There may be wide panels or smaller panels, big windows for viewing or just a few small ones. Just like with any door, there are plenty of choices.

No matter what you choose for your rustic door, it will give your home an air of an earlier time. A feeling of simplicity and relaxation. Get a high quality door so you don’t have to worry about constant maintenance and can enjoy it for many years to come.

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