What’s the different between HDB Single vs Double Leaf Door?

A very common question people will ask when you ask for a quotation for door.

What’s your door size, single or double leaf door?

A lof the HDB house owner will have a clueless question, what’s a single or double leaf door.

HDB single and double leaf doors are two different types of doors commonly used in HDB flats in Singapore. Here are the key differences between them:

Single Leaf Doors

  • Single leaf doors consist of a single panel.
  • They are typically used for the main entrance of HDB flats.
  • Single-leaf doors are easy to install and maintain.
  • They are a cost-effective option.
  • Single-leaf doors are suitable for smaller spaces.
  • However, they have a limited opening width and provide less soundproofing compared to double leaf doors.

Double Leaf Doors

  • Double leaf doors consist of two panels that open in the middle.
  • They are often used for larger openings, such as the entrance to the living room or balcony.
  • Double-leaf doors provide a wider opening and allow for better ventilation and natural light.
  • They offer improved soundproofing compared to single leaf doors.
  • However, the installation process for double leaf doors is more complex and they come at a higher cost compared to single leaf doors.

In summary

the main differences between HDB single and double leaf doors lie in their design, functionality, installation process, cost, and suitability for different spaces. It’s important to consider these factors when choosing the right door for your HDB flat.

* Check the images above for quick illustration explanation.