The dictionary defines internal French doors as fixtures within a structure that allows entry and exit, divides space and is characterized by glass panes throughout its length. While known for their elegance and visuals, they do much more than just look pretty. Today we give you five reasons why you should go for it stat.
1. It looks sleek and elegant.
As we’ve mentioned earlier, internal French doors are the epitome of luxury and elegance in space. They’re timeless and decades of existence is proof to that. They’ve been around since the Victorian era and we don’t think they’re going away anywhere soon. We don’t want them to either. Additionally, they come in various designs, sizes and materials which make a them easy to integrate in any space regardless of size and style.
2. They’re a great transitional piece.
Because they do not create a visual divide across spaces and instead provides a continuity in visual flow, it has become a favorite transitional piece for many. They too are able to combine complementary rooms thus allowing for bigger spaces when needed. Examples are the kitchen and dining areas, living rooms and patios, as well as bedrooms and walk-in closets.
3. They expand space.
With their glass panels comes an enhanced sense of space. As mentioned earlier, they don’t create a visual divide. This they achieve while also able to separate one room from the other. Cool huh? Their ability to better illuminate spaces and reflect not just light but also images create the illusion of bigger and brighter rooms. This is great especially for properties with limited space. Besides, why would we want it any other way?
4. They illuminate rooms better.
Glass is a favored material when it comes to space because of its ability to better distribute light. It doesn’t end it or limit it but rather extend it. Internal French doors also helps reflect it which amplifies its effects. Ever wondered why chandeliers come with crystals? It’s the same notion.
5. They help with utility bills.
Internal French doors are great at reducing one’s monthly utility bills. While it’s true that this depends on a room to room basis, it still plays a significant role in regulating room temperature and power efficiency. But how? They’re effectivity in governing entryway traffic helps maximize air retention and as such helps keep heat or coolness at the right level. That and item number four.