Interior remodeling aims to improve the home’s look and function. With a door replacement project, for instance, most homeowners focus on the replacement while disregarding the current yet worn-out one. In many cases, the contractor in charge of the endeavor will gather up the old materials and either dispose of them or repurpose them again into new products.
Sometimes, however, recycling can be done by yourself. Here are some smart upcycling ideas to consider for your old doors.
Doors can be revitalized into headboards for custom-made beds. They happen to be the right size for this project. The doors’ trims and finishes provide an instant design boost, especially if the beds being made bring out classic, relaxing undertones fit for the entire room.
Like casement windows, entry doors open and close on hinges. With this idea in mind, you can turn an old door into a folding table that serves as a temporary desk for your daily household items. It can be installed in laundry rooms or home offices. Mount one on the wall to save space, making sure the operable panel is secured with a chain attached to the corner joints.
A worn-out patio door can be turned into one giant picture frame. The fixture is painted a different color to complement the look and feel of the interior. Once all photo images are placed on each panel, the whole thing is then hung horizontally. Each “frame” can have glass to protect the photo paper.
For more ideas on how to upcycle old doors, turn to the pros of Renewal by Andersen® of St. Louis. We are the number one provider of energy-efficient windows and patio doors. Give us a call at (314) 332-2364, or fill out our contact form to request a free in-home consultation and quote. We serve Missouri residents, including those living in St Charles.