Questions About Low Clearance Barn Door Hardware
Unsure if low-clearance door hardware is right for you? Dive into our FAQs below to find answers on everything from space requirements and weight capacity to installation tips and troubleshooting.
What is low-profile barn door hardware?
Low-profile barn door hardware is a specific type of sliding barn door hardware designed to minimize the amount of space needed above the doorway for installation. This makes it ideal for situations where there is limited headroom, such as under low ceilings, in basements, or when there are obstructions like ductwork.
How does low-profile barn door hardware differ from regular barn door hardware?
Regular barn door hardware needs 8 inches or more inches above your doorway, like a cowboy hat on a saloon door. Low-profile hardware normally requires just 6 inches, like a sleek beanie. It's all about saving space with thinner tracks, hidden rollers, and minimalist style. Think modern loft, not rustic ranch.
Can this hardware support heavy doors?
Yes, our low-profile hardware systems are engineered to support heavy doors. However, it's essential to check the weight capacity specifications of the hardware on the product details page to ensure compatibility with your specific door.
Is installation of low-profile barn door hardware complicated?
Not at all. You can even install it yourself by reading our installation manual.
What maintenance is required for this hardware?
Maintenance requirements typically include regular cleaning to prevent dust buildup and periodic lubrication of moving parts.