Barn Door / May 21, 2018 / Genevieve Roux
These customized doors need to be fitted with entry locks to the various rooms like bedrooms living rooms dining halls and libraries. Barn door hardware allows you to get a customized door which becomes an integral part of your room. With sliding door hardware the door slides out of sight into the wall when opened becoming invisible to those seated inside the room. The entire purpose of having a sliding door hardware is then lost. But with its technology you can ensure that such a door hangs outside a particular room almost like a decoration when kept open and resembles a classy enclosure when kept shut.
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.
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.