Forgo interrior doors

Old 11-17-22, 01:55 PM
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Forgo interrior doors

Here is the idea - do not install interior doors (except bathroom). Not because I really dislike doors, but rather because this is the old house and standards jambs that come with pre-hung doors are either too narrow or to wide and I don't want to deal with fine adjustments. What if the door opening will be just finished with drywall and painted ? I live alone and privacy for 2 bedrooms and 1 office room is not something that I need. Whoever moves in next will have to make their own decisions - leave it as is or install doors.

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What is the actual question here?
Old 11-17-22, 02:12 PM
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You could either wrap the openings with drywall or case them out. I suspect it would hurt the resale value when that day comes.
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I have a couple rooms in my house with doors. And, the guest wing has an opening sort of like a doorway with no top but it's the width to allow a 36" to be easily installed if ever needed. That opening is sheet rocked all around while the rooms with no doors have the opening cased out in wood and trim so they look similar to a doorway but don't have doors. The main reason for the difference is the one opening is a straight shot in a hallway where it's easy to pass without hitting the opening. The rooms mostly require a 90į turn to enter so your almost guaranteed to bump the doorway when moving furniture and wood trim is more durable than sheetrock. The plain sheetrock does provide a nice, clean modern look though.

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