Tuesday, 20 January 2015

Door Thresholds 101: What You Need to Know

Door Thresholds 101: What You Need to Know

There are some elements of interior design that are so essential that you can look right by them. Door thresholds easily fall under this umbrella.

These subtle additions are one of those design choices that blend in seamlessly, but stick out like a sore thumb when they’re not there. So what are the basics of door thresholds, and why do you need them? Here’s our handy guide on what you need to know.

What are door thresholds?

Depending on the layout of the carpet in your home, it may be the case that adjacent rooms have differing floor coverings. For example, you may have carpet in the lounge and smooth wood in the hallway. In this case, you need something to make the transition between the two materials as seamless as possible. That’s where door thresholds come in handy. Door thresholds come in a variety of designs, but all are created with the intention of covering potentially unsightly transitions between carpets.

What visual options are available with door thresholds?

All types of door thresholds are available in a number of different materials, finishes and designs. For example, Joint Door Thresholds are all aluminium at their core, however they also include a choice of bronze, chrome, pewter and many more options for the covering. Likewise, you can also find Posh Door Thresholds which include an intricate pattern between the two outer sections of the door threshold. Or, if you’d prefer something that isn’t metallic, why not take a look into some Symwood Door Thresholds? These are a great way to bring a natural look to the room transition.

Which door threshold is right for you?

Whilst there is no ‘right’ choice for anyone, the variant of door threshold that you pick should always be to your tastes. It’s also a good idea to try to match the design of the door threshold with the overall aesthetic of your home and the floor coverings; however this is entirely up to you. With a little research into the various options, it’s easy to find the door thresholds that are just perfect for your 

Now that you’ve got the low-down on door thresholds, you can start to explore the full range we have on offer here at Stair Rods Direct. Feel free to check out our online shop at your leisure, or call one of our friendly team on 0845 838 8638 and hit us with your door threshold questions.

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