Sliding Closet Doors: Design Ideas and Options

Customize your sliding closet doors to be a perfect fit for your home, family and lifestyle.

Closet Maid Cherry Sliding Doors

Closet Maid Cherry Sliding Doors

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Photo courtesy Closet Maid

By: Jennifer Crutchfield
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Sliding closet doors are available in a wide variety of materials and styles that can fit all types of decor. Consider barn-style doors, Asian screens, fabric screens, solid wood, wood particulate and mirrored or opaque surfaces.

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There are a few cons to consider before purchasing. Sliding doors can be an organization challenge because they only display half of the closet space at a time. Tracks can bend during use and wrestling doors out of their tracks can cause additional damage. However, replacing track can be very easy and affordable.

Sliding doors on soffits can be installed in any size opening, allowing full access to the space and providing a stylish division between rooms or to hide utility areas. The hardware and doors can be installed easily and with a moderate skill level.

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