Three Finish Options For A Commercial Wooden Door

Wooden doors are a fixture in all sorts of commercial buildings, offering durability and a stylish design that has a warmer look than metal. If you have a need to replace some of the doors in your building and you have decided that wood will be the right door material, you can browse the various styles at a supplier that specializes in commercial doors. Once you've found the type of door you want, the next step is to decide what kind of finish it will have. Here are three popular commercial door finish options. 


You can expect to see a large volume of commercial wooden doors that have a stained finish. This type of finish gives the door a refined look, making it a good fit in many types of commercial buildings. Stains for the doors are available in a wide range of colors. Their biggest visual benefit is that they allow the grain of the wood to show through. Some stains even enhance the look of the grain, which can augment the overall appearance of the door. 


It is also common to see commercial wooden doors that are painted. While there are some paints that are thin and light enough to allow the wood grain to be visible through the paint, it's more common for the paint to hide the wood grain. This might not be a big deal to you if you want vibrant colors. For example, in a building that kids use, such as a school, doors that are primary paint colors can offer a cheery look that suits the space. Painted doors also work well when you have different color themes throughout a building—for example, a school with a blue hallway can have a blue door.


There's also the option of ordering unfinished wooden doors for your commercial building. People often order these doors for one of two reasons. In some scenarios, they want the door to have a plain, neutral look, and the unfinished look can work well for this. In other scenarios, they may want to eventually paint or stain the door—but aren't initially sure of what color of paint or stain they wish to use. If you have a remodel planned in the future, you might favor buying an unfinished door now and finishing it yourself at a later date.

Look online for a commercial door supplier in your area.