Barn Door / May 20, 2018 / Genevieve Roux
As homeowners and designers alike are looking for new ways to improve the aesthetics of their homes one way in which they are doing it is by having custom doors carefully crafted for entryways to libraries studies living rooms dining rooms and even bedrooms. This is why more and more people are choosing specialty made doors instead of the standard Home Depot variety. However if the door is on hinges or slides into the wall then who is going to notice it? What is the use in having a beautiful door if it merely slides out of sight and out of mind when in the open position. With barn door hardware you can make that custom door that you spent your money on a part of the rooms decor. When slid into the open position the door hangs on the outside of the wall almost as though it were meant to be a piece of art in the room. When in the closed position it is the classy enclosure you intended it to be.
The classic 5" barn door hinges offer basic effective use for interior doors. These are a no frills no thrills kind if hinge for general use. A step up from the basic 5" hinge is the colonial 6" hinge. These are more ornamental in nature and feature a more decorative look. They are also more heavy duty and feature a more robust hinge pin. For half doors a large drop latch can be very effective. These allow you to keep your door closed thus preventing animals from escaping yet they can be easily opened by anyone.
The wood with the gold contrasts very nicely and would go well in more classic applications. When installed correctly the hardware is protected by a limited lifetime warranty. Industrial Sliding Door Hardware Standard or stainless steel hardware is available for this type of sliding barn doors. They are sturdier making them perfect for heavier doors such as glass wood or metal and can hold doors that weigh up to 500 pounds. Industrial doors from around the turn of the 20th century have use this flat track style of hardware and are now being used in a more domestic application.