Doors are more than physical barriers against the outer world. They are statements and symbols. Architects spend time and put effort into designing them. They have been around for centuries. Technology has changed over time making them often more durable. It has also produced them in different materials. Yet, like their ancestors, many people still prefer wood doors.
There is a real purity to any wood that has been left in its natural state. For this reason, many people do not stain the wood they use. They do not finish it in preference for that unadulterated wood. Yet, there is much to be said for staining or finishing. Stained doors are an excellent case in point.
There is a wide variety of doors available in the market today. They vary in sizes, styles and materials. Energy efficiency is another term that is coming into play as well as durability and cost. While some people prefer the ornate, many continue to be drawn to craftsman doors. One particular style they are drawn to is called the Shaker style. This is applicable to everything from inner rooms to furniture and ornamentation. In all matters of life and living, there were to be no exemptions. As a result, there are a style of Shaker furniture, Shaker doors and Shaker design.