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Also it is a good idea that when it comes to purchasing the wood for your barn door you purchase wood which has already been treated. Then this means that you wont have to worry about adding a protective coating to the barn door you are building until after construction has been completed. However if you are going to use untreated wood then after cutting the various pieces of wood to size it is a good idea to add a protective coating to them before construction begins. This will help to ensure that all areas of the door are protected from the elements and ensure that water from the ground will not be absorbed by the wood at the base. When it comes to coating the wood you have chosen to use to build a barn door you have a number of options available to you. You can either stain or paint the wood which one you choose will of course depend on the kind of coating that has been used on the rest of the barn to protect it.
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.
The steel finish is what makes the barn door hardware so very strong and long-lasting. Before selecting a company for buying barn door hardware entry locks and door knobs it is advisable to do exhaustive research and find out about company reputations through customer feedbacks. Superior quality and attractive prices should be your criteria for selecting your barn door hardware supplier. Today there are companies that make eco-friendly door and cabinet knobs and designer doors which are both impressive and durable.
This allows you to open the top half of the door for feeding your horse while keeping them safe and secure inside. Double Dutch hinges are actually two hinges in one. There are actually two hinges mounted to one frame thus allowing you to achieve the over-under door combination. Double Dutch hinges come on various lengths depending on how heavy your door is. The most common length is either 12" or 17" long and most of the time they are secured with simple black screws. Indoor Barn door hinges There are several options for indoor barn door hinges as well. Most often these are lighter duty in nature and much shorter in length than the exterior barn door hinges.