Barn Door / May 21, 2018 / Genevieve Roux
Barn doors are no longer restricted to just barns. They have rapidly become the first choice for doors in many top class buildings and houses. They give a house a striking appearance. They can be used for both the main door of a house and doors to different rooms inside the house. They tend to give a house more aesthetic value as well as create more space in a house. Due to this growing demand of bran doors many companies have started manufacturing barn doors hardware. This hardware comes is various designs as well as in different price ranges. These doors are easy to install.
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.
Its sometimes referred to as "flat track hardware" because the track itself is made of solid steel flat bar. This gave the track strength and rigidity. Now instead of a vertical hinge system large doors had a horizontal track system that supported them. The horizontal design allowed for the weight of the door to be spread out more evenly across the entire system giving it more strength. It also allowed for the large doors to slide back and forth into position instead of having to swing out. More strength more space more overall ease of operation- that was why this style of hardware was developed and used. And that is where the name "barn door hardware" comes from.