Daniella Barn Door May 16th, 2018 - 09:26:25
When you want a fashionable yet durable and strong style for the doors in your home you can select the barn door hardware style. Popularly called the flat track hardware this simple and rustic looking style is compatible with any kind of room decor. In this a pathway equipped with a pair of hangers is fixed above a door which rolls on that track and is held to be very stable. Barn door hardware complements wooden glass or any other kind of door. To heighten security people are selecting customized doors that not only guard your home against unwanted entry but also give it an aesthetic appeal.
With the growing demand of such hardware many companies offer various discounts and combo packages to their customers to beat the competition in the industry. Consumers can make the most of these discounts only if they know about them. Many such manufactures can be found on the internet. Their websites mention their various products discounts and rates. Installing a barn door is a very simple task. Many companies offer kits with manuals having detail information on how to install these doors. However if a person is not familiar or comfortable doing the same professional help is always available. Usually manufacturers selling such doors provide installation services free of cost. Nevertheless there are companies that offer this service of installation separately. Experts are sent to the house and the job is completed to perfection. Depending on the complexity involved in installing doors of different designs the companys service charges may vary.
When building a new barn there are many types of hinges and hardware to choose from for your barn doors. We will explore some of the choices and types of hinges as well as the accessories to construct a safe effective and proper barn door. Strap Hinges Strap hinges are one of the most basic and versatile hinges for a barn door. The come in various lengths and styles. No matter how good a hinge looks its very important to make sure you have the correct duty rating. If your door weighs 200 pounds you must have hinges rated for that weight. If a single hinge is rated for say 100 pounds than three hinges would more than suffice for your 200 pound door.
Most strap hinges are around 20" in length providing plenty of support for heavier barn doors. Pinnel hinges are one of the most cost effective strap hinges on the market. There are two main components of a pinnel hinge the strap portion that attached to the door frame and the pinnel portion that attaches to the jamb of the frame. The end of the pinnel has a pin on it that attaches to the strap portion on the door. This allows you to attach the components on the respective structures and then assemble the door to the frame. The strap portion of the pinnel hinge usually uses lag screws or bolts for assembly.