Barn Door / May 21, 2018 / Genevieve Roux
When gliding open portion of the door hangs towards the outside of the rooms wall looking like a piece of decoration in the room. And when closed it looks like a classy enclosure that one intends it to be. Flat Track Design As mentioned above this style has a track which is mounted over the doorway stretching along the length of the wall with a couple of track hangers which can be attached to the door knobs and revolve horizontally down the length of the track. The track is built of solid steel. Due to the physics involved this kind of setup provides the track with exceptional power. Solid Steel Construction The hanger track and practically every single part of the system are made of solid steel. This is important to the style strength and largely the durability of barn door hardware.
The doors in this type of application are smaller with varying widths and heights depending on the size of the window or television that is being covered. The type of use that is to be highlighted here is with glass doors. These are commonly found in bathrooms and are often lightly etched in part or whole to give them that classic "frosty" or "cloudy" white look. Frosted glass doors not only make for great shower doors but theyre also fantastic as bathroom entry doors. Because of the fragile nature of glass doors the movement hardware must be particularly gentle.
They can be used in either interior or exterior applications creating a very clean and modern look. Bypass Sliding Door Hardware This is perhaps the most interesting look for our hardware. Using the bypass system you can actually stack up to three doors to slide in back of or in front of each other to save even more space. Applications for this type of system can range from room separations to covering wide or unusually shaped doorways that would normally require a custom built door. Besides the unique applications you also get a variety in hardware finishes including dark bronze weatherized rust stainless steel flat black as well as several others.