Embarking on a home remodeling project can be costly and time consuming. There are some remodeling ideas that you could adopt to minimize your cost and save you time. One of them is using modern closet doors as replacement doors.
Your home would benefit from installation of a modern style closet door. It comes in a contemporary design so it can attract attention and can fit any modern home decor. You do not have to dig into your savings to really make a stunning change in your home. Just by installing a modern closet door, you will achieve the desired effect that you want.
But first, you must familiarize yourself with the many different types. It would be for your benefit if you could find a design that would compliment any room in your house, from bedroom to laundry to pantry.
This door type is made up of hinged panels, with four or five inches in width. It opens by each hinged panel folding over each other. If you closed this door, it provides a solid wall of panels, giving you a secure look. Some materials to consider for this type are aluminum, glass and wood. Some examples include the First Choice Series 140 and Danny Plastics Accordion Doors.
This door is a space-saving solution and will allow you complete access to your closet. If your room has a small wardrobe or linen closet, then you would be better off to install a bifold closet door. If you have a large closet, this type is also perfect because it is pleasing to look, adding a modern architectural effect and decorative touch to your home. You can put in a good paint to make your closet with bifold door blend in with the rest of your home decor and wall. An example of this style are the Kestrel Closet Doors 6222 Plantation Louvered Doors.
If you want a classy and elegant look to your home, a French door, like the Masonite Pine French Double Door is perfect. The unique design of this door type allows a controlled amount of light to pass through without compromising your privacy. You can opt to use materials such as glass, mirror, wood or plexiglass. If you decide to use this door type, invest on some good closet organizers to reduce the clutter inside your closet and not ruin the effect of your French door.
For a little bit of Asian touch in your home decor, shoji door (i.e. Cherry Blossom Shoji Sliding Door Kit) is the way to do it. A typical shoji door is made of rice paper or other materials that are transparent but durable and sturdy. The design of this door and the materials it use allow light to pass through the area enclosed by the door.
This door is distinguished from other door types because of its slats which allow your closet to breathe, thus keeping your clothes or shoes fresh all the time. You can also install this door in other areas in your house to allow air to circulate. Material choices include wood, glass, mirror or aluminum. An real life example of this door are the Craftmaster Pine Louver Bifold Doors.
Another space-saver solution, this door opens by one panel sliding pass the other. The one disadvantage of this type of door is it allows you to access only half of the opening of your closet. It also comes in many different materials. A mirrored sliding door is ideal for rooms with limited space because the front of your closet can also double as your dressing area if you install a floor to ceiling mirror. An example is Spaceslide Sliding Wardrobe Doors.
Educating yourself with the different styles of modern closet doors would make choosing a buying the right one easy and fast. Choosing your new door should also be guided by your budget and the type of your home decor.