How To Install A Sliding Door For Bathroom
When it comes to saving floor space, you can't beat sliding doors. The ultimate is space-saving sliding doors are pocket doors, but those can be a little complicated for most DIYers. In that case, a far easier door style to install are the barn-style sliding doors. These doors simply hang over the door frame, suspended either above the frame on the wall or above the frame from the ceiling. In most cases, you can just hang the door from the wall. If you're not sure, that should be one of your first considerations before you start thinking about installing a sliding door for your bathroom. Another big consideration is the wall space on the side(s) of your door space. You'll need to have enough space for the door to open, after all. And it's not just space you should be looking out for—make sure that the door won't interfere with outlets, light switches, windows, etc.
Your final consideration before we start the installation is the privacy aspect. Sliding doors will shut off the space, but they won't shut out light, sounds, and smells. So if the bathroom is a shared space, that means that bathroom lights, impromptu shower concerts, and cologne fog could all escape the confines of the bathroom. However, if that's a not an issue for you, then let's get started.