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Prehung exterior door or prehung interior doors has lots to do its configuration and mechanism. Selecting the right mixture will help you save dollars and get you what actually is useful to you. 


The manufacturers today has stunning range of prehung entry doors, prehung exterior doors, pocket doors, patio, bifold doors, fibre glass entry doors, french door's. However, the configuration and mechanism remains almost similar. Understanding the variety of configuration can help you choose your door more efficiently. At the same time knowing mechanism can help you decrease the overall cost and increase their durability. With vast number of choices available, it may be difficult to choose the best. In such situation of confusion knowledge and one’s wisdom helps to make appropriate decision.


Considering configuration there are basically fourteen types. The double door has two panels attached on both sides of doorways with hinges. On the other hand single door has just one rigid panel hinged on one side of the doorway. Depending on the space you have near your doorway and the architecture you opt for your house, you can go for either single or double door configuration.

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In addition to these configurations, installing sidelite to your prehung entry doors is also advisable. Sidelites give your gateway added elegance and security. There is an exterior door with one sidelite and another exterior door with two sidelites. Moreover, variety of transom are available to enhance the artistry of your entryway. These variety of doors include – doors with two sidelites and rectangular transom, doors with two sidelites and elliptical transom, doors with two sidelites and segment head transom, doors with two sidelites and half round transom, double door and elliptical transom, double door and segment head transom, double door with two sidelites, double door and half round transom, double door and rectangular transom, round top door with surround transom.

Door with One Sidelite - Exterior Doors

 

Door with One Sidelite - Exterior Doors
Door with Two Sidelites - Exterior Doors
Door with Two Sidelites - Exterior Doors
Door with Two Sidelites and Rectangular Transom - Exterior Doors
Door with Two Sidelites and Rectangular Transom - Exterior Doors
Door with Two Sidelites and Elliptical Transom - Exterior Doors
Door with Two Sidelites and Elliptical Transom - Exterior Doors
Door with Two Sidelites and Segment Head Transom - Exterior Doors
Door with Two Sidelites and Segment Head Transom - Exterior Doors

Door with Two Sidelites and  Half Round Transom - Exterior Doors

Door with Two Sidelites and Half Round Transom - Exterior Doors
   

Now coming to mechanism of prehung exterior door or prehung interior door, we have following options: hinged door, sliding door, rotating door. Depending upon the location and requirement where the door needs to be installed, one can choose between these mechanisms. Hinged doors are usually used for private houses. Sliding doors are also used in private houses but are frequently used in public areas including malls, shops and commercial places. They are beautiful and easy to use and at the same time quite expensive. Rotating doors are often used for official purposes.


Owning a house is the dream aim to almost all of us. Every single details about the house is important. Choice of doors also plays an important role in the beauty of residence. With the abundance of prehung exterior door and prehung interior door, we need to make this selection precisely as this is long time instalment. No one frequently changes their doors, so know relevant details about them and be careful while choosing one!!!!