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Doors & Windows Restoration and Preservation

Traditionally, doors and windows have been built out of wood and glass. However, it’s not uncommon for metal to be used either. For instance, Kalamein metal doors and windows, which use wooden frames clad with metal, became quite popular in the early 20th century. They were initially used…

Different types of kalamein doors

The versatility of kalamein door fabrication means that there are very few limits to the types of designs that can be created. These doors can be decorative and ornate or simple and functional. 

Benefits of kalamein doors and windows

Kalamein doors and windows were originally designed to be fire-resistant. While they do not meet modern fire standards and are no longer made for this purpose, metal-clad wooden doors provide several other advantages. These include:

How and why kalamein doors were developed

Kalamein doors have been popular across all areas of construction since they were first introduced in the 1920s. What makes these metal-clad doors so in-demand, and how did this unique style of door fabrication start in the first place?