Wooden Doors

Wooden Doors are the basic, most used doors for rooms and as main doors. And why not, the front door of your home is the first impression a visitor gets. The first thing we grab when we arrive and the last thing we touch when we leave so its natural why many of us still like our doors to be made of wood.  The material’s warmth, durability and the many design options available makes it the ideal choice.

Wood Materials for the Doors

A solid core Wooden Door is the unanimous choice for the front door. For rooms, a hollow core Wooden Door is just nice. It’s good to understand the pros and cons of a solid core vs hollow core door

Wrought Iron Grilles
Classic Wooden Door
Nyatoh Wooden Door

Solid Core Door

Better with heat and sound insulation, since it embodies a solid piece of material

Better security against intruders and thieves, since these are difficult to break open

Pricier, but more suitable for exterior doors

Heavier, can withstand extra wear & tear and more durable against extreme weather conditions

Hollow Core Door

Air pockets inside allows more heat and sound to pass, so not as effective as solid core for insulation

Easier to break down, much weaker from a security standpoint

Less expensive than solid core

Lighter and succumb to weather conditions more easily, may need early replacement

Types of Wooden Doors in Singapore

At Grilles N Glass we deal in mainly in 3 types of the wood doors which are commonly found across Singapore, they are –

Solid Core Door

They are made or Nyatoh wood which is strong, resistant to denting and marring. Though Teak wood would set a higher standard in terms of durability, Nyatoh doors weather well for outdoor applications and is used as an alternative to Teak which tends to be more expensive. Solid core Nyatoh doors are commonly used as main entrance doors and take well to stain and polish.

Classic Doors

These provide a simple, elegant and cost-effective option. Available in a range of beautifully modelled front & back panels these are ideal for bedroom doors. These take on colors and varnish well, giving you the flexibility to match them with your room décor.

Veneer Doors

Veneer Doors offer a flat, consistent and uniform panel for doors, they are basically made of veneers (thin slices of wood) glued onto the core to give a neat finish. Due to their sleek looks and variety of designs and styles available, Veneer Doors are much sought after by homeowners nowadays. They tend to be a bit pricier than the contemporary doors though.

Fire Rated Doors

A Fire Rated (fire resistant) door is a door that is made specially to delay or prevent the spread of fire. These are often installed in public and office buildings but in Singapore these are mandated by HDB/BCA for residential units where the main door is along the fire escape route (i.e. opening into passageways and lift lobbies)
Fire Rated Doors are can only be installed by HDB licensed contractors such as Grilles N Glass. It entails applying for a permit. In terms of types and design we provide both the Varnish & Veneer styles.

Grilles N Glass has been fitting Wooden Doors for Singapore homes & offices since many years. All our door installations include good quality Door knobs/levers with a standard lock & key function.

We offer direct factory price with latest designs and excellent workmanship

What Customers Say

Based on 58 reviews.
Hwang
Hwang
2022-08-20
Thank you Alex for the quality product, patience and great after sales service. I will definitely recommend you to my friends and relatives.
vettekudath sathian
vettekudath sathian
2022-08-15
Alex and his staff did an Excellent work to replace my 4A Apartment entire windows & grills ! Your crew are amazing and so diligent to execute all tasks with smiling face and did an exemplary house keeping jobs afterwards ! Hassan, Kumar, Ujjwal and all worth mentioning for their good attitude and perfection in work manship ! 🙏💐
James G
James G
2022-05-20
Got in touch with Alex after seeing many positive reviews online, and decided to engage him to supply and install our whole house windows and catproof grilles. Unlike other big names in the market who quoted high prices but were unable to demonstrate their worth, Alex provided us with fantastic soundproofing solutions for all our windows at a reasonable price. He was always very punctual for site visits and highly responsible throughout the process. Permit application with the authorities was always done on time, and his wife AJ was also very prompt in coordination and following up with us for subsequent installations or touchup work. His workers were also very careful with our flooring, making sure to lay protection before carrying out their works. All in all, my wife and I are extremely pleased with our beautiful windows and grilles, as well as the level of soundproofing. We would highly recommend Alex to anyone who are looking for serious and professional window contractors.
Benjamin Ong
Benjamin Ong
2022-01-25
This is for a 4-room resale HDB kitchen window replacement. Decided to enquire with Alex after seeing many good reviews online. Unlike other contractors who were reluctant to come down for site-consultation before proceeding or very slow in response, Alex was quick to respond and agreed for free consultation even if we choose not to proceed. During consultation, he was sincere and patient with all our questions and recommended his solutions professionally. He also assured us that it would be done well, especially the hacking of wall tiles. On day of installation, Alex came down with his team. Once again, they assured us. Indeed, His team were professional and did a great job. After they left, I had couple of questions on the grilles and its rollers. Without hesitation, Alex answered them and sent his team down again to check on the same day. We are very happy with the results! Their services had been excellent! Highly recommend!
wenD t
wenD t
2022-01-20
Sound proof your windows, don't suffer anymore, is a worthwhile investment. Good service and easy liaising with staff thru whatsapp. Thumbs up.
Irina
Irina
2021-07-31
Always a great service and quick response from Alex! Used him twice now. Good job
Changzhong Zhuang
Changzhong Zhuang
2021-05-01
Alex was excellent from beginning to end. He was responsive when i asked for a quote, which is unusual as most vendors are only quick to reply after we sign the deal. He was also very prompt in fixing a date for consultation. During the consultation, he was punctual, professional and knowledgeable. He brought all the samples for the grilles and window glass, he gave me valuable input on which windows i should change, the kind of grilles/windows are suitable for my needs, and also highlighted the particular considerations of my house and family to better help me make the decision. On installation day, he was very punctual, and made sure to personally brief his team of Bangladeshi and Indian workers. His team was fantastic. Even after Alex left, they were polite, hardworking, professional, helpful, and followed Alex's instructions exactly. They asked for permission to use the electrical sockets and bathroom, and made sure to sweep the area clean of all debris after their work was done. They were also careful to avoid damaging any of the furniture, which took quite a bit of effort because there was quite a bit of hacking and the aluminum and window frames were large and bulky to move around. They knew i wanted the work done asap because i had an infant and wanted to quickly clean the place up, so they worked all the way until 3pm and went without lunch - thanks so much for this! After they were done, the supervising worker went to inspect every window and grille to make sure they were in good condition. The workmanship was very good - windows and grilles were exactly as promised, with the measurements precise, the material of high quality, and the installation clean and with no damage at all to the surrounding area. The after-service was great too. There was a mis-comm regarding the grilles, and Alex came over after his workers left to discuss this. He did not push blame but simply offered to come back next week to fix it up. Further, the silicon for one of the windows had a small issue, and Alex touched it up on the spot. It was great because usually vendors will only perform repairs a few days later. All in all i am a very satisfied customer and recommend Alex and his team without reservation. Thank you!
Michelle Robert
Michelle Robert
2021-04-21
I called many many contractors and none were willing to take up the job for my 3 panel windows installation cos I guess it's not worth the money in their eyes. But Alex was the only one willing to come all the way to my place and very punctuality to take measurements despite how busy he is. When his men Kumar and another guy came to install, the work was done perfectly! They even cleaned up my place after the job. Really well trained and extremely professional. I really appreciate Alex for being willing to take up my job. Thank you so much!! 🙏 🙏

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