Why choose oak french doors?
Nov 13, 2014
Well, quite simply, because there isn’t a wood that we think performs any better in terms of its value and natural properties. Oak being so easy to work with yet so sturdy makes it the best material for a range of furnitures not least indoor french oak doors which we proudly make ourselves.
So what makes oak so good for french doors?
There are at least five factors which we believe make oak so good, give them a read and let us know what you think!
Oak is a wood that has never gone out of style and never will. Even the least knowledgeable wood aficionado can tell oak from a country mile due to its unmistakable aesthetic. The way that the grain runs through the wood like individual waves special to each piece of timber. There’s no two oak products which are exactly alike due to uniqueness of each tree’s patterning. It’s also so simple to use such a variety of finishes on oak doors that the possibilities are pretty much limitless. Extra important when it comes to french doors which are supposed to look elegant and stylish!
Oak isn’t cheap, so this might sound like a counterpoint, but bear with me for just one second. Whilst you can find cheaper veneered options for your property, the point of french doors is that they are classy numbers, they add value to your property, they’re windows into your soul. Ok, they’re not the latter, but they’re certainly the former. What oak french doors offer you are sturdy, rich investments. As the old adage goes - you can’t put a price on quality!
We’re proud advocates of ethical forestry and wood conservation. Quite simply oak is fairly easy to grow and maintain, requiring less resources to produce the timber. Sourced from ethical, local growers it’s got a lower carbon footprint than other woods that need to be imported and is a material you simply must consider in order to reduce your whole carbon output.
Do you have any reasons why oak’s your favourite? Let us know in the comments below!
To check out our french doors gallery click here: Oak French Doors