What you need to know about oak doors, styles & prices
Nothing really 100% replicates the look, feel and handling of a beautiful Oak door and there is so much a skilled craftsman can do with solid wood it’s no wonder that Oak doors still remain in high demand. This “craftability”, gives you the option to dictate, right from the factory, what design you want your door to be shaped to. An appealing design pleases the eye but also adds value to the home.
Even though other woods may cost less you may have to maintain them more which, over the years, will bring up the cost to the same price or more than buying a new oak door in the first place.
A well looked after solid Oak door can easily last a life-time. Even if you inherit an example that fails at some point for some reason, you may only need to ever replace it just the one time.
Oak and hardwood doors are some of the most distinctive types of doors on the market each with its own unique characters for your residential exterior. Depending on your choice of door, you may want to know more and understand some of the more popular of wood species that can be used in residential doors.
To help with that, here is a short guide to the main options, features, and costs of the best oak and hardwood doors available for exterior fitting front and back doors.