Installing sliding closet doors not only make access to your clothes much more comfortable but also give your bedroom an instant facelift. Sliding doors also referred to as the bypass, is the best option to maximize space, which is a welcome improvement in a smaller space. Installation of the track and the door is not as hard as you might think either. Here are some steps for installing sliding closet doors:
Take Measurements: You will need to measure the opening where the door will go. It is a good idea to measure the top and the bottom of the chamber just to be safe. Make a note of these measurements and bring them with you to the hardware store. You can install custom sliderobes carefully after taking the appropriate measurements.
Choose Your Materials: There are many different types of wood to choose from or you may want to install a mirror. Make sure that you take the stained wood and wood-related materials if you are without furniture.
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Prep Your Door: If you work with raw materials, you may need to sand, stain, and let them dry, however, many doors come ready to install when you buy it so that this step will not be necessary.
Remove Old Door(s): Do you have an old standard door or sliding door cupboard is currently leading in your closet, they will need to be removed.
Install Track: Using your drill, you will install the lines above and below, make sure that it fits against the opening of the door. You may want to use a shim to level the track if necessary.
Mounting: If you have a sliding door before, you can use the previous location as a guide for mounting brackets. However, be careful not to over tighten them or they may warp that will hinder smooth movement of the door.