Barn Door / May 20, 2018 / Genevieve Roux
Close that door! Were you born in a barn?" Have you heard this said to you when you were growing up? Kids tend not to close the doors when going in or out and adults are constantly saying this phrase to their kids. The barn has always been thought of as a place for animals to sleep-not humans. However this concept is changing as the trend is going towards barn inspired homes and other buildings like restaurants and hotels. A barn shaped home can look classy with the right hardware and doors as well as the other accessories. You can find great barn doors and hardware from any reputable company but especially from us.
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.
Sliding barn door hardware along with the barn doors doesnt have to be for barns anymore. Today barn doors on domestic living spaces are becoming extremely popular due to the aesthetic design and their space saving features. Instead of needing extra space to open a traditional door barn doors can slide back and forth eliminating the need for a large space. Barn doors for indoor purposes can also create a very unique rustic look that can enhance the ambience of any room. There are several types of barn doors and hardware that can work with the design you want to create including modern and industrial hardware.