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Louver Doors: Style + Practicality

Louver doors have long been a practical choice for laundry and mechanical rooms, closets, and other spaces in the home that require airflow or ventilation, yet controlled light, privacy, or security. But louver doors may also be used in other areas of the home to achieve a certain look, from casual beach chic to traditional plantation style. Read more

Customize Your Door with Crossbucks

What was once a structural element—a diagonal brace over the panels of a door—crossbucks are now a popular design choice. From rustic-chic mountain getaways to minimalist urban spaces to grand country estates, doors with crossbucks are an appealing choice for many home styles. Read more

Have You Considered Wood Plank Doors?

Plank doors may be similar in design to panel doors, but with panels made of large vertical slats—vertical boards placed side-by-side filling the width of the panel space. Planks are an effective detail that creates interest and impact. Read more

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