Internal Doors

Everyone likes to make an entrance, and internal doors not only enhance privacy and keep closet storage hidden, but they can also add to your home interior design. Read the following tips to help find the perfect interior doors for your home:

What type of internal doors should I get?


To determine what type of interior door is best for you and your needs, consider where the door will be placed, how often the it will be used and whether blocking noise is of importance. Once you’ve decided these factors you can start thinking about styles. Here’s a breakdown of some of the most popular types of interior doors:

  • Standard Hinge Doors

    The most common type of interior door, standard hinge doors are ideal for closing off rooms as they shut securely and block noise. Oak internal doors are an especially popular and classic standard hinge door.

  • Bypass Doors

    Also referred to as sliding doors and screen doors, bypass doors are most often used as wardrobe doors. They add an elegant and stylish touch to a room, can cover up to widths of 10 feet and don’t impede on space.

  • Folding Doors

    Bi-fold doors and folding doors are often used as cupboard doors but are growing in popularity for their space-saving qualities. They improve visibility compared to sliding doors making them excellent choices for patio doors, wardrobes and pantries.

  • Pocket Doors

  • Modern pocket doors are a fantastic choice for rooms where there isn’t room for standard hinge doors. Pocket doors not only look stylish but they tuck into the wall making them great for small or open plan spaces due to their space saving features.

What material should my internal doors be made from?


This ultimately comes down where the door will be placed and your personal preference. Oak internal doors are great for bedrooms and rooms that require privacy or noise reduction. They are also very good insulators, durable and complement a variety of decor styles. Whereas, interior glass doors are perfect for small and dark rooms as they allow light to flow in and give the appearance that the room is bigger and brighter. Interior glass doors are a brilliant choice for modern homes.

Regardless of whether you’re looking to buy oak internal doors, pocket doors, sliding doors or interior glass doors, Houzz is bound to have the perfect interior doors for your home.
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