Accordion Doors Have Many Uses
One of the most versatile types of closet doors is accordion doors. They can be used almost anywhere in the home as well as for room dividers. They make great replacement doors for a wardrobe, bedroom closet or as a shutter for a window. They are folding doors which make them great space savers because they fold up neatly against one wall. With a contemporary style they add a touch of modern class to the home. These doors are constructed from different materials such as wood, vinyl and glass. Most are intended for interior use only but the glass accordion doors can be used to enclose a sunroom or patio.
Many people view accordion doors as old and outdated. These contemporary style doors are very modern not only in their looks but in the materials used in their construction as well. One very modern example is glass accordion doors. These are perfect for enclosing a patio or sunroom because they can be opened so that you can use the room as part of your outdoor entertainment. While the doors are not being used, they store neatly against one wall. When it is time to close it up, simply pull the doors around in the track and lock them down.
Interior accordion doors are made of wood or vinyl. Most of them are constructed of thin strips of wood that is either hinged together or woven together with thin thread. They may also be made of wide panels that have vinyl hinges. When measuring for these doors, it is only necessary to get accurate dimensions of the height of the doorway. Most will fit a narrow opening or a much wider one. If you are using them for partitions, you will need at least two of them to put together. Some are sold with wider dimensions and can be used for w built in wardrobe or a walk in closet.
Accordion doors are available at most local retailers that sell home improvement products. Each retailer will have their own set prices for these folding doors but they are all competitively priced. The prices of the wider accordion doors will of course be a little more expensive but they are all relatively inexpensive. Most come with everything you need for installation except the tools.
Whether you are looking to replace the doors of a bedroom wardrobe, enclose a patio or sunroom or as a replacement for a window shutter, you will happy you chose accordion doors to do it with. Your home will have a more modern look with the simplicity of a contemporary style. There is a wide variety of these doors to choose from and you are sure to find the ones that are right for your needs. Remember to take along the door opening’s dimensions so you are sure to get the ones you need.