Glazed or solid – which internal doors are right for you?
Depending on your lifestyle, tastes and budget, your choice of interior doors will differ greatly. So, it’s important to consider which internal doors might be best for you and your family. While there’s no right or wrong, selecting the right interior doors could really enhance the overall finish of your home. Luckily, we have a wealth of options to suit all needs, from top quality oak doors to stunning contemporary designs.
While some prefer glazed options that improve natural light levels in the home, others seek stylish solid doors that aid with privacy, noise control, and room zoning. Here, we run you through the benefits of both, so you can make the right choice for you and your family.
Solid internal doors are a classic choice and allow for rooms to be closed off, in order to create cosy and practical spaces that have defined functions. Solid doors are fantastic for busy households and will allow you to increase privacy, control noise levels and zone off rooms for different family members and tasks. Whether you live in a period property and want oak doors that perfectly suit your décor, or you have a modern home that warrants some wow-factor, we have solid internal doors to suit.
Anyone looking to create a style statement will love the unique patterns found engraved onto the surface of the LPD White Costa Rica (from £100)
, the LPD White Hastings (from £100), and the LPD White Hove (from £100). While anyone seeking solid oak doors with a classic finish should take a look at the Deanta Eton Unfinished Oak (from £102), the LPD Oak Belize (from £94) and the Deanta Cambridge Unfinished Oak (from £107).
Those with period properties may prefer the LPD Oak DX 60s Style (£146), which offers an un-finished oak veneer and crisp, rectangular panels debossed into the door itself, or the LPD White DX 30s Style (from £143), which boasts a classic One Over Three design that’s reminiscent of the 1930s.
Anyone wanting to create a bright and free-flowing interior might prefer to source interior doors that are fitted with glazed elements. As well as aiding with the flow of natural sunlight, glazed internal doors also come in a wide range of patterns, styles and finishes, so you can choose a design that suits your needs perfectly.
Internal glazing will make your home feel bigger, enhance the size of rooms and allow you to create a seamless flow between spaces. They’re particularly good for small property with compact rooms and low ceilings. Glazed doors also reflect sound, making them perfect for noisy households. They’ll also mean you can keep an eye on the kids, even if they’re in another room!
We have plenty of glazed models to suit all styles. While the XL Joinery Victorian 4 Panel Internal Clear Pine Door with Campion Glass (from £105) and the XL Joinery Riviera Internal Clear Pine Door with Clear Glass (£134) are ideal for period properties, thanks to their stunning decorative glass panels, the XL Joinery Severo Pre-Finished White Internal Door with Clear Bevelled Glass (£190) is perfect for modern homes and offers four panes of glazing to maximise interior light levels.
The best of both worlds
Frosted glass doors are a fantastic option for those wanting the best of both worlds. While the translucent finish of the glass with allow for increased privacy, the glazing will still be enough to encourage light to travel through the home. The XL Joinery Verona Internal Oak Door (£226) is one of our finest oak doors and boasts an arched design with frosted glass, while the Deanta Cambridge Unfinished Oak Frosted Glazed Door (£142) offers a 1930s aesthetic with a One Over Three design.
Another great option is to go for solid doors with a small amount of glass, to allow for light flow without affecting privacy or noise control. The cutting-edge design of the XL Joinery Monza Internal Oak Door with Frosted Glass (£241) is ideal for this and boasts a striking embossed pattern and a single sliver of semi-transparent glass. The XL Joinery Palermo Original Internal Oak Fire Door with Frosted Glass (£401) is another fantastic choice and features seven contemporary panels of oak and four small panes of glass.
So, whether you want an interior that is private and cosy, or light-filled and seamless, we have interior doors to suit your needs. Plus, with made-to-measure options, a 10-year manufacturer’s guarantee, and delivery across the UK in just three to five working days, finding the perfect internal doors couldn’t be simpler.