Iron doors

npabbyJuly 19, 2014

I am building a home in NJ and considering using double iron front entrance doors. I was wondering if anyone has experience with iron doors in this area and could recommend a good company. Also, I was concerned about possible condensation and rust issues. Any experience with this?

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geoffrey_b

Iron doors? You mean iron bars? Are you in the ghetto?

    Bookmark   July 19, 2014 at 1:15PM
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npabby

lol!.. apparently you are not familiar with wrought iron doors!!.. they are actually very expensive and you likely wouldn't find them in the ghetto. Check out a website like abbyirondoors.com to see what I mean.

    Bookmark   July 19, 2014 at 1:22PM
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dekeoboe

Do you mean doors with an iron insert? Or a solid iron door?

    Bookmark   July 19, 2014 at 5:57PM
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npabby

I mean a solid wrought iron door ... It would have a glass insert and decorative iron grills on it. Examples are at abbyirondoors.com... But I have no experience with the company.

    Bookmark   July 19, 2014 at 9:56PM
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worthy

A residential iron door is not solid iron. It is, more accurately, a steel-clad door. That is, usually a polyurethane core clad in up to 14 gauge steel (1.897 mm thick). Of course, there are security doors and jailhouse doors and Hell's Angels' clubhouses that have a lot more steel. But that's probably not what we're discussing.

Iron door on Hells Angels Clubhouse, Toronto (before it was seized by RCMP/Metro Toronto Police Service)

This post was edited by worthy on Mon, Jul 21, 14 at 17:10

    Bookmark   July 21, 2014 at 5:00PM
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