Various doors enrich aesthetic beauty and provide safety to our homes. Readymade doors are one of them and work like solid barriers in a wall. They are used for access between rooms and are closed for privacy. These doors consist of two parts - frame and shutter. Readymade doors are available in various shapes, designs and materials like wood, iron, PVC or plastic and aluminum in the market. Several manufacturing units in India fabricate door shutters according to ISI specifications. This article tells you about various types of readymade doors in detail.PANELED DOORS
Paneled doors consist of a frame grooved inside edges to receive one or more panels. Vertical members are called as stile whereas horizontal members are called rail i.e. top rail, middle or lock rail, and bottom rail etc. The door may have two to ten panels according to drawing or architectural requirements. The panels are made of timber, plywood, block board, veneered particle board, fiber board etc. All members of shutters should be straight without any wrap bow and should have smooth well planed face at right angles to each other. Paneled doors should be according to IS: 1003, Part1-1991.FLUSH DOORS
Flush door shutters have solid or semi solid core set in framework of stiles and rails, which is covered on both sides with plywood or combination of cross bands. The face of flush door should be veneered to give good finish, without joints on surface. It is available in both decorative and non-decorative surfaces. The width of stiles and rails should not be less than 45 mm and not more than 75 mm. The width of each wooden strip should be parallel to the stiles, not exceeding 30 mm.Glazed Doors
Glazed doors are made from wooden stiles ands rails having glass panels according to the requirement. These doors are provided in shops, departmental stores, hotels and commercial establishments etc. to attract customers. Glazed doors offer a sense of security as a barrier. In official and residential buildings, glazed doors prevent unwanted intrusions and provide architectural beauty between formal and informal areas. Manufacturing process of glazed doors is almost same as manufacturing of paneled doors; the only difference is of glass panels used instead of wooden or ply panels. Nowadays frameless glazed doors with glass made of only tampered glass are used.