Barn Door / May 20, 2018 / Genevieve Roux
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.
Additionally the vertical arrangement of the hinges causes an unequal amount of stress to be placed on the different hinges. This can over time cause the hinges to warp bend and even break if not properly treated. Also when a door is on hinges it must swing out over a large area to move into the open position. This can sometimes be inconvenient and tedious especially if youre trying to conserve on space. Flat track sliding door systems were developed as a solution to some of the problems larger barn doors were having. The door is affixed with two track hangers at opposite ends that hang on and roll along a large piece of track above the doorway.
Nylon Sliding Door Hardware This type of hardware is the best choice for exterior applications due to its high weather resistant design. The wheel is made from a nylon/polymer material making it resistant to cold mildew abrasions and rot. It is also a very quiet rolling wheel which can make it perfect for when going in or out noisily would disturb someone or some event. It also comes in a rustic design perfect when you are trying to create that type of look. This line can be customized for interior or exterior jobs and has a lifetime warranty.