Archive for January, 2011

French Door Basics

Monday, January 24th, 2011

French doors add a touch of class and openness to just about any room where they are installed.  For many years they have been a popular alternative to the basic sliding glass doors that we grew up with. Replacement of sliding glass doors with french doors is a fairly affordable upgrade. (more…)

Interior Bifold Doors

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

A bifold door unit  consists of two doors hinged together that fold to one side. These two doors usually hang on pivots and  have spring loaded rollers that  slide in a track that is attached across the top of the opening.

Bifold doors are frequently used on wide closet openings because when opened they offer access to the full width of the closet.  Sliding bypass doors, in contrast, only allow access to about half or even less of the closet when slid into the open position. (more…)