New Perspective of Sliding Doors
Doors are part of one’s house that is common, simple, and yet it plays important role and a characteristic of a house. Doors are simply and commonly hinged using barrel hinge. But, besides hinged doors there is sliding door which has different mechanism and purpose in its installation in a house.
Definition of Sliding Doors
Sliding doors a kind of doors that use the mechanism of sliding to open it. The door can be put on a track. Such type of door is common in shower, wardrobe, screen, and glass doors; however it can be implemented in other ways.
The doors have two means of opening mechanism, the one which hung the doors and bottom rolling door gear. The former is the most commonly applied. The doors are let hanging on the top end, and running on a concealed track.
Although it is hung, it needs additional guides to prevent it from swinging. The later, the bottom rolling door gear is used when the door is too heavy to be carried by the former mechanism. It use two rollers and running on a track. This type of doors is heavier to push because the doors’ weight is concentrated at the bottom.
Sliding doors offers huge openings along with seamless transition and outstanding performance. Implementing sliding doors in your home brings new perspective of home decoration.