What are the different types of wardrobes?
Swing Door Wardrobes
The most common wardrobe type whereas hinge is used to attach the shutter to the cupboard. They can be designed as per the layout – L-shaped, triangular and pentagonal.
Hinged wardrobes are easy to install, easy to move around and also cheaper when compared to sliding ones. They can also easily fit into an L-shaped corner or asymmetric spaces
They need more clearance space to open and close, taking up extra space in the room.
Walk-in closets are increasingly being preferred for larger apartments and home. They help to keep the dressing area separate from the main bedroom, provide more storage and are either closed off by a modular sliding partition or lined with wood to give the feel of a traditional wardrobe.
Walk-in wardrobes are classy, afford privacy and prevent spillage of clothing into the main bedroom.
Sliding Door Wardrobes
Sliding Door Wardrobes glide horizontally on metal channels fixed to the top and bottom of the closet. These doors afford plenty of room since they just glide sideways and don’t open out. They are suitable for a single wall.
Sliding wardrobes are space-saving, look elegant and needless clearance space when compared with hinged ones.
These wardrobes may not fit into asymmetrical rooms, and are comparatively expensive (2-3 times as much as a hinged wardrobe of a similar proportion). The sliding channels can sometimes not last very long if they are not sturdy.
What are the types of wood used?
Marine plywood doesn’t get damaged in humid and wet conditions and is resistant to fungal attacks. Manufactured with a durable face and core veneers, it can bear extreme moist conditions for a longer duration of time.
Plywood is the most versatile wood of all which is engineered by pasting layers of natural wood veneers together. It is strong and can easily bear the heavy load altogether which makes it best suited for storing items which carry significant weight.
MDF Engineered wood with wax, resin, and wood fibers — the Medium Density Fibre (MDF) board remains moisture resistant and uniformly dense. Due to the high density factor, MDF is best suited for doors to ensure that it holds the hinges properly for a longer period of time. Moreover, it is termite resistant and water-proof.
What are the different type of finishes?
You can choose matte, glossy and textured laminates, acrylic, membrane or polymer finishes in a plethora of colors.You can also opt for contemporary style mirrored or glass doors — available in silver, bronze, smoked, frosted and plain options.