Alder interior doors?

jj101October 10, 2012

I will have a painted trim in my home and am trying to decide on interior doors. I am debating Alder doors. Does anyone have them? I know alder is one of the softer hardwoods. If you have alder interior doors, I would love to see photos and know how they hold up. (And wood jams or painted jambs??? Ugh...too many decisions!! :)

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Here are some pictures of knotty alder doors with white enamel trim from my builder's model homes:

    Bookmark   October 11, 2012 at 11:00PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

minneapolisite....oh thank you! This is just what I needed. I love it!

    Bookmark   October 16, 2012 at 7:20PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

You are welcome! I personally prefer doors that are the same color as trim (whether you do all white or all wood) but obviously white trim with wood doors works and appeals to a lot of people (otherwise I don't think my builder would do so many of its models this way!)

    Bookmark   October 16, 2012 at 8:48PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Smart Homes Ideas
I am curious about the ideas that people are incorporating...
Window/door trim thickness---not width
Time to specify our interior trimwork. I'm stymied...
Doorstopper Dillema
We moved in about 2 weeks ago and are really happy....
Finally under way but concerned...
So our home is finally being started and moving along,...
It's April 2015- How is your build progressing?
No fooling- it's April! Winter is slowly losing its...
Sponsored Products
Brass Submersible Pond Light by Hinkley Lighting
$143.34 | Lumens
Accent Rug: Sarah Brown 2' x 4' HSTE Moon
$70.97 | Home Depot
Nourison Hand-hooked Fantasy Blue Rug (8' x 10'6)
Oxford Gold, Cream and Beige Rectangular: 5 Ft. 3 In. x 7 Ft. 6 In. Rug
$157.50 | Bellacor
Studded Wood Wall Mirror
Safavieh Indoor/Outdoor Safavieh Rugs Leather Shag Brown 2 ft. 3 in. x 9 ft.
Home Depot
White Seashells Interior Lighting For Living Room
D and W Silks Sage/Green Onion Grass in Oval Ceramic Planter - 115021
$33.80 | Hayneedle
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™