Save interior space and showcase your DIY skills by building a sliding door from reclaimed building materials and bubble-glass panels.
By Dylan EastmanMore in Blog Cabin
If adding a door opening, be sure to consult a licensed contractor or structural engineer to confirm requirements for load-bearing walls and structural headers. The rolling track can be installed on the wall to the opening header or to the ceiling. For ceiling installations, also ask what blocking may be needed overhead to support the weight of the door. Start by measuring the width of the opening from outside of trim to outside of trim. For the height using a ceiling-mounted track, measure from the floor to the ceiling. For wall-mounted track, measure from the floor to the top of trim.
The final door size for a wall-mounted track should be the width of the opening to the outside of trim by the height of the door opening to the top of the trim minus 1/2 inch. The door size for a ceiling-mounted track should be the width of the opening to the outside of trim by the height of the wall minus the track and wheel depth, blocking and a half inch.
We sent a note to our support staff about the glitch you just experienced. Please click the button below to reload your content.
Powder Room Conversion (00:03:59)
Wood Floor Installation Tips (00:01:00)
Building a Retaining Wall (03:35)
Updating a Kitchen Layout (00:01:00)
Building a Concrete Countertop (00:10:18)
Storm Panels Protect Windows (00:01:00)
Kitchen Rescue (01:33)
Rusty Porcelain Sink Repair (00:03:15)
Build a Reclaimed Wood Cabinet (00:01:00)
How To Make a Classic Tulle Tutu 15 Photos
How to Choose Paint Color Schemes 17 Photos
How To Throw a Sprinkles Baby Shower 15 Photos
Outdoor Water Features 20 Photos
10 Runway-Ready Carpeted Staircases 10 Photos
© 2014 Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.