Barn Door / May 29, 2018 / Lotye Paquin
There are several popular applications for barn door hardware. One example is for separating one room from another where before there was just an open doorway. For example an open passageway between a den and a hallway. Here barn door hardware can be used in a 2-door sliding system where the doors can slide into the open position unobtrusively or slide into the closed position to partition that room. Another use of the hardware has a smaller end application. It can be used for a unique and rustic window covering or for an entertainment center covering.
Also it is a good idea that when it comes to purchasing the wood for your barn door you purchase wood which has already been treated. Then this means that you wont have to worry about adding a protective coating to the barn door you are building until after construction has been completed. However if you are going to use untreated wood then after cutting the various pieces of wood to size it is a good idea to add a protective coating to them before construction begins. This will help to ensure that all areas of the door are protected from the elements and ensure that water from the ground will not be absorbed by the wood at the base. When it comes to coating the wood you have chosen to use to build a barn door you have a number of options available to you. You can either stain or paint the wood which one you choose will of course depend on the kind of coating that has been used on the rest of the barn to protect it.
Flat track barn door hardware is perfect for this. The sliding action allows the glass to gently roll back and forth into the open and closed position. With upgraded "Quiet Wheels" the door can roll back and forth even more quietly and gently. And with door stop cushions homeowners dont have to worry about the door coming to a rough stop at the end of the track. Standard flat track hardware is designed for wood doors and isnt suited for glass. But with special washers and spacers the hardware is perfect. And with a flat black finish barn door hardware acts as an exceptional compliment to interior glass doors.