What makes a door impact?

Impact Rated Doors are rated to stay strong under the force of hurricane winds and flying debris. To be labeled “impact-rated,” the design must pass the rigorous Miami-Dade High-Velocity Hurricane Zone (HVHZ) Test. ... An impact door can resist heavy blows and stay intact even when heavy objects are fired at it. They are also approved by Florida State DBPR. 

What are the advantages of Impact Front Doors?

The advantage to impact doors over standard doors is as they could ultimately protect you and your family from physical harm. However, installing impact doors endows your property with many other less obvious functional and financial benefits. Florida law states that insurance companies are required to offer discounts and incentives to those that install windstorm mitigation equipment – including impact-rated doors and windows.

Where can I see the impact certification?

For the Miami-dade NOA - see the link
For the Florida, impact approval see the link

Do you only fabricate custom doors?

Yes. We are a direct manufacturer of custom doors supplying directly to homeowners,
Tailored to meet the needs of luxury builders, architects, and designers.
There is no assembly line; all of our doors are handcrafted from scratch.

Can I provide a photo to replicate a door?

Yes. We are happy to build your custom door. Price will vary depending on the dimensions, wood type, custom textures, and additional components.

How long does it take to fabricate a door?

Our current lead time is 12-16 weeks. We offer expedited fabrication pushing the order to 6-8 weeks. Subject to availability.

What are the doors built of?

Each door is fabricated individually of premium-grade solid wood sustained with a steel membrane, insulated internally.

What type of solid wood are available?

Mahogany is our standard wood type, in addition, we also offer white oak, White oak Rift cut, Teak, Ipe, Cumaru, Rosewood, Cedar, and composite wood and textures.

How thick are the doors?

Impact hinged doors whether single or double will be 2 ½”. 

Nonimpact hinged doors will be 1 ½”

Impact pivot doors are between 3 ½” - 4 ½” depending on the design.

The nonimpact pivot door will be 2”

Do you use wood veneer on the door?

We do not use veneers unless specifically requested.

Do you preselect the wood?

When assembling the door we try to preselect wood planks that are clear of knots and dramatic spots. Maintaining aesthetic uniformity as best as possible.

How heavy are the doors in terms of weight?

A 60” x 96” double door weights around 350 lbs
A 72” x 20” pivot door weights around 500 lbs

What are the minimum and maximum sizes?

Although we can build any door of any size, the impact approvals have parameters on the size.
For single hinged doors - minimum of 36” x 84” and a max of 42” x 120”
For double hinged doors - minimum of 60” x 84” and a max of 72” x 120”
For pivot doors - Minimum of 48” x 84” Maximum 74” x 136”

Does the door come with its own frame and threshold?

Yes, The door will be built with its own frame. It can be requested completely prehung into the frame or separated for easier installation.

What are the threshold specifications?

The minimum size of the threshold is 2” by 6” - 2” in thickness and 6” in depth.
Nevertheless, the threshold can be increased as requested.

Is the frame the same wood as the door?

Typically the frame is cut and built with the same wood type as the door slab.
It can be finished differently as per request.

Do you have a showroom?

We do not have a showroom, In our location in Miami, FL. Our carpentry team receives and assembles the doors. The painting team finishes and prepares them for installation.
We have a model pivot door and different wood and design samples.
Open by appointment only.

How can I get an estimate?

Fill out the forms on our website, request a quote or
Sent an email to info@impactpreciouswood.com or simply give us a call at 786-222-0427 press 1
Please provide us with the type of door and a rough estimate of the opening dimensions, where the door will be installed.
Wall to wall - Up and down and side to side.

Would you come to my house and verify the measurements?

Yes. We would first send a preliminary estimate. If you approve terms and conditions, payment details, and rough prices. We will then schedule an opening verification and discuss further details.

Are our shop drawings included in the order?

After the order has been confirmed. We will inspect the opening, verify dimensions and generate a fabrication shop drawing to ensure we gather the correct details and understand the idea.
If you would like drawings before you place the order, we charge $300 for the drawings, which cost will be applied to the price of the door if you place an order.
Engineering shop drawings, and elevations with pressure calculations have an additional cost.

Would you send a confirmation when the order has been placed?

Once we receive the signed drawings and the deposit has been received. The order will go into production and the lead time will begin. We will send a confirmation email with the specified timeframes.