Barn Door / June 1, 2018 / Valentine Carriere
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.
They eliminate the creaking sound most regular doors make. They are smooth to operate and give a house a more unique look. The doors are available in different kinds of material and designs. For a more modern look the sliding barn door can be used. These doors are easy to open and close and also give the room a more farm look. Using barn doors especially in the city is sure to catch a lot of attention as it would feel like bringing a little of the country side life to the city. Swinging doors are another good type that save space and look extremely modern.
Most often pinnel hinges are black in nature and can be mechanically made or hand forged from a piece of wrought iron. Long strap hinges are also an effective hinge for barn doors. Unlike pinnel hinges these are face mounted with several screws or lag bolts. These are often 15" to 20" in length and use heavy duty lag screws for installation. They are usually painted or powder coated in black. Another popular barn door hinge is the colonial strap hinge. These are flat in nature and feature a round over portion on the end giving a colonial old-time look. Double Dutch Hinges Double Dutch hinges are the ideal hinge for creating that classic over-under door for horse stalls.