Sliding into Special Spaces: Beyond the Barn Door

Sliding Barn Door Hardware

Sliding into Special Spaces: Beyond the Barn Door

Whether you skew toward the rustic or you’re following a sleek, modern line, you’ll want to give “Barn Doors” a serious look in your custom home or remodel project. “Why?” you ask. Beyond space saving functionality, there may be financial incentives as well. A 2016 Zillow analysis found that listings with “barn door” in the description sold for 13 percent more and 57 days faster on average than their estimated market values and sell times.

Functional Fashion

Using sliding barn doors to mark the entrance to a special space, like this children’s study room, can be a the perfect blend of style and function. Sliding doors can be a versatile decor solution. These rustic sliders support the home’s styling while offering the quiet offered by a closed door.

Rustic Sliding Barn Doors

Like an Accent Wall, But Better

Using distressed wood or smooth, painted panels as sliding barn doors turns an accent wall into something far more interesting and functional. These bright orange panels bring a beautiful pop of color to both the office space and the hallway – leaving space for artwork in the office while the doors are opened or closed. Similarly, the brilliant color adds to the home’s decor without cramping space in the passageway.

Barn Doors as Accent Walls

A Clever Conceal 

Barn doors can also be used to conceal and reveal various elements of your home. This home office can be cleverly hidden from the great room with a simple slide.

Sliding Barn Door Conceals Office