How a door is constructed and how it looks conveys a lot about what lies within. It can also conjure up a secret world, revealed only when the owner invites you inside. Rustic doors are an ideal way to express and conceal a world that yearns for the simplistic and simpler times. It may indicate an environmentally-conscious individual, or one who prefers a more natural look.
Front doors are the gateway to our homes. They represent a magical portal that, like Land of Faerie, lies between two worlds. Front doors demark the separation between the public world of the outside of your home and the private world that lies within. For those who have never visited, a front door is the means through which he or she leaves the known world to enter the unknown.
There is something very appealing about round top doors, and they are a classic door style that dates back to the early use of doors in what is now Europe and throughout the Middle East.
One of the unique things you will find with our rustic doors is the variety of styles and possibilities they provide. While we call them rustic because they have a more handcrafted, Old World type of look, they are a perfect door option for a modern home, and they match beautifully with virtually any style of existing home.
When it comes to doors, wooden doors have been around since man first thought of building permanent lodging and protecting themselves. This has led, over time, to a lot of misunderstandings about the modern designs and technology behind today’s wooden doors.
If you have always wanted to have a Craftsman home but are living in a bungalow, a two story, or perhaps even an older home that is one of those commonly-repeated styles in urban neighborhoods, you can add design elements to create a look.
It is amazing how adding sidelights, also sometimes written as sidelites, can make a difference in an entrance. Any style of entrance doors can be paired with sidelights or a sidelight depending on the shape, design and the size of the entrance.
It is always surprising how many people start doing a home renovation and don’t give any consideration to changing their doors. Then, once the exterior renovation is completed, they can’t quite put their finger on just what isn’t right in the picture.
Our customers, many who have uniquely designed their own wood doors as front, back and side entrances to their homes, often have questions about seasonal decorations and our doors.
When people choose our wood doors, they are only getting the very finest in quality materials. At Nick’s Building Supply we carefully select the wood for the grain, natural color and natural durability, which is why our doors are made from African mahogany, knotty alder, oak and even teak.