If you want to give your home a rustic feel, invest in barn doors and barn door hardware. You can make use of these doors as sliding closet doors, gates or room separators. These rustic wooden doors and the hardware that helps them open and close are a growing trend among homeowners who are looking for a blend of modern technology and old fashioned charm. Many doors are made from reclaimed pine, so they are a sustainable product as well as one that will provide a home with lasting beauty.
Any ordinary hall way entrance can become unique when outfitted with a barn door. Separate a living and dining room area with a wooden separator. Make an open floor plan customized to suit your life with a divider made of wood. Separate a play area for children from your home-office work space with a divider. Use a barn door for a linen closet or laundry room cabinet.
You can also use barn doors outside on a deck to add privacy. You can make them into garage doors or outdoor garden gates. The number of areas of the home where you can add them are limited only by your vision.
Barn doors are showing up as dining room tables and other furnishings, too. When you are ready to add a door to your home, and you have ideas of where you will install them, the most important component will be the barn door hardware.
These pieces of hardware are made of modern materials using modern techniques. They help doors slide open and closed quietly. Many people are surprised that these solid doors can move without noisy operation. This is made possible with the hardware, tracks and rollers made by today’s standards.
What is especially appealing about the hardware is that it looks just like the brackets and doorknobs used in the early 19th century. Yet, when you purchase high-quality hardware, all of these items are guaranteed to operate smoothly for many years in the future. These rugged pieces of hardware can stand up to years of daily use.
Get started exploring all the areas of your home that could do with a fresh new appeal in the form of barn doors. You can have them customized to fit your home and your tastes.
For sliding doors, the installation is easy. Search for makers of flat track hardware that are placed outside of the door frame. Installation is quick and easy and does not require demolition. The money you save on the installation can go into the doors you choose to have installed.
You do not have to be a professional architect or interior designer to select and install your barn doors. Find a maker of reclaimed wood doors and shop for the hardware to go with them. Be sure to buy from a company that will offer a warranty on all the hardware as well as the door, and give any room of your home a dose of charm that will inspire you with awe.