Coffee doors are a unique alternative to standard internal door installations. Also known as swing doors can be used to cover any opening previously used with full length interior doors. Many styles are now available and extend beyond the louvered coffee doors. These doors add privacy and simplify access while allowing natural light and sound to enter adjacent spaces. You can find unique door designs that are custom sized to meet your opening requirements ensuring a perfect fit to your existing opening; no cutting, staking or demo work of the existing opening required.
They provide a distinctive look by dividing or hiding items of the view into shared spaces. You can mount the doors at any height. You will find coffee doors in homes, restaurants, businesses, hospitals and others, the common uses are to separate bathrooms, closets, laundries and kitchens from adjacent rooms, they can also offer greater functionality by restricting animals to certain spaces / rooms. Depending on the appearance of your space, this will determine the style and finish of the swing doors you wish to purchase. There are Western-style doors that seem to be very popular in the Mid-West America, full-length coffee doors in which the swinging doors go from the floor to the door, these doors are the door style that you could use to a closet or a bathroom or just to completely divide one room from another, and for the traditional look, you can find classic style two-panel coffee doors with pins. Louvered doors are popular for this space that needs to be divided but can also be transparent. Although most are sold as unfinished, you can find any style, shape or finish to suit your décor or needs.
With many different styles of swing doors, many types of hinges are required to hang the doors. hinges are sold to the customer according to their needs and tastes. Some of these styles include: double-acting gravity hinges, heavy-duty gravity hinges, which are normally used for heavy-duty coffee doors, and the double-acting spring hinge, which is most popular in commercial applications. In addition to different types of hinges, there are various finishes, such as polished brass, brushed nickel finish and oil rubbed bronze, that go hand in hand with the living room, bar, pub, western style, handcrafted, contemporary, colonial, rustic and classic coffee doors.