Author Archives: Melissa Brock

Top Five Door Trends: 2019

It’s been another great year for custom wood products in the home, especially doors. And, as 2018 comes to a close, we have gathered some insights into what is trending for the coming year. Here are five door trends we believe will dominate 2019! Read more

20th Anniversary

Sun Mountain was founded in January 1998 as a distributor, pre-hanger, and pre-finisher of wood doors and mouldings, servicing luxury homes in Colorado. The company celebrated its 20th Anniversary in business with a celebration for employees, customers, and suppliers held August 17 at its corporate headquarters/factory. Read more

Walnut Wood

Walnut hardwood has beautiful and distinct differences in color between the nearly white sapwood and the heartwood that ranges from a deep, rich, almost chocolate brown to a purplish black. Read more

Flush Entry Doors

Most flush (or flat surface) doors cannot be installed as entry doors—due to thin surface veneers that do not perform well when exposed to exterior elements. Sun Mountain manufactures flush doors that can be exterior doors. Read more

Elliptical Arches

Sun Mountain offers a variety of arched-top doors, and one of the unique and beautiful arches is the elliptical arch. This egg-shaped arch differs greatly from standard flat arch or true arch designs. Read more

Stile and Rail Doors Can be Modern

Modern doors are often flush construction, providing a simple design with minimal embellishments. But modern doors can also be stile and rail construction. Design elements frequently include a square top, one to three panels, square sticking, and flat (not raised) panels. Read more

Cedar Wood

Traditionally used in humidors, Cedar is prized for its resistance to insect attacks and rot, and is an excellent choice for exterior doors. Read more

Wide Plank Flooring: New Finishes + Expanded Website

Sun Mountain is pleased to introduce a selection of new factory-applied finishes, available on Cherry, Hickory, Red Oak, White Oak, Sapele, and Walnut wide plank floors. Finishes are grouped into four palettes—light, brown, gray, and red—providing a beautiful and broad spectrum of choices. Read more

Easy Tools for Finding the Right Door

Selecting the right door is a critical decision when building or remodeling a home. While the home’s front door makes that important initial impression, interior doors are literally present in every room of the house. Sorting out all the decision points when searching for the perfect doors can be daunting! Read more