Thursday, August 11, 2011

Louvered Closet Doors

Many closets need to have some ventilation due to the contents being kept in them such as shoes closets. The kitchen closets in particular need ventilation in order to keep fresh product from rotting. Louvered closet doors are designed especially for this purpose as they allow air to flow through the Louvers. Louvers are slates of metal or wood that is inserted into the frame of the doors.

prehung interior doors

There are several different types and styles of Louvered closet doors which include plantation, salon and café doors. The most popular are the café doors which are great for the dining area as well as the kitchen and laundry room. These types of doors are standard and measure 24 inches in length. The saloon styles are also standard fitting and the plantation comes in various different sizes due to the extending from the top of the door down to the floor.


Louvers are commonly made from wood such as pine, as pine is a hard wood and is resistant to beetle infestations. One can buy these closet doors unfinished or finished. If they are unfinished you can then paint them to match your existing decor. There are also oak, mahogany and cherry wood doors which give a really beautiful finish.

Prices will fluctuate depending on the size and style and if the wood is finished or unfinished. The unfinished Louvered closet doors are far cheaper than the finished doors. You can go online and compare prices. You can also opt for bi-fold doors as these doors remain stationary while hinged to the panel that opens and closes the doors.

These types of closet do not require two tracks to slide on and these are known as hanging sliding doors. These types of doors are ideal for bedrooms and bathrooms. Louvered closets can also be painted in a creative manner.

Louvered Closet Doors

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