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Why Do People Prefer Barn Doors for The Bathroom?

It might surprise you to learn that the original style of in-home pocket doors actually dates back to the 1850s -1880s. They fell out of favor for a time as hinged doors were refined. Post World War II, these doors regained popularity as housing needs rose. Fortunately for modern design lovers, we are once again seeing a high intent and interest in the upgraded iteration – the sliding barn door. * 

Sliding Barn Doors Save Space

If the door to the room in question swings open and closed, you are losing a considerable amount of space. A modern glass barn door might be perfect for you. This is often the case in your bathroom, where homeowners are often tight on space. Options that include sleek design and even doors that are suspended can give you back valuable square footage and create a seamless transition from bedroom to bathroom. 

Sliding Glass Barn Doors Let the Light In

Why choose glass barn doors? Interior glass barn doors also increase the natural light in a room. This is crucial in a master bathroom or even half bath where the home may be designed without much original natural light. Natural light has many proven benefits and has even been tied to higher home sale values. It also makes getting ready in the bathroom a delightful and more holistic experience.

Miror pull door in the bedroom

The Sliding Door Company Also Offers Mirrored Closet Sliding Doors

Nothing takes up more room on the wall or floor than a full-length mirror. You can upgrade your home to include a mirrored door that will help you get ready with the ease of natural light and a mirror to review your head-to-toe look. A high-quality mirror in the space where you get ready, such as a bathroom closet, will always come in handy. You don’t have to mess with glue or hammering nails to mount a mirror. And you don’t have to hang a mirror to the back of a door precariously. It’s a space saver for the bathroom or bedroom! 

Opened frosted barn door

Between adding space back into your rooms, letting more light in, and adding functionality like mirrors to your bathroom, a sliding glass barn door has countless advantages. Our modern and sophisticated glass barn doors are a great way to upgrade your bathroom. 

The Sliding Door Company offers various glass opacities for all door types, including clear, mirrored, smoked, milky, and more. If you’re interested in learning more about the best sliding glass door for your space, contact us to receive a free consultation! 

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Optimize Your Office Space with Interior Glass Doors and Partitions

We know there are many options to increase the quality and productivity of your office workspace. Here we explore a few options and their benefits.

According to Jory MacKay, “few things affect our productivity as much as what we surround ourselves with. Yet most of us rarely take the time to step back and really analyze our working environment.”

We couldn’t agree more, and that is why we designed our interior glass door solutions to optimize your work area and uplift any occupants of the space. The options are endless, from single fixed panels and partitions, to rows of glass cubicles for coworking needs.

This private office space below includes our floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors, paired with a swing door, with designer handles and recessed bottom tracks. When the doors are open, it’s a free-flowing collaborative workspace. But when quiet and privacy are needed, the doors can be shut and locked accordingly.

Floor to celing glass panels with swing door

Clutter-free, Organized Workspaces Boost Productivity

The results of this study tell us that physical clutter in your surroundings competes for your attention, resulting in decreased performance and increased stress.

Similar to what multitasking does to your brain, physical clutter overloads your senses, making you feel stressed, and impairs your ability to think creatively. Set time aside each month to assess your workspace and ensure it is not too cluttered. This will lead to increased productivity and morale. Our modern cubicles are a great way to give employees room to work and also set boundaries.

Optimize Your Space & Allow Natural Light To Come In

Glass room dividers with combo glass (bottom half frosted, top half clear) provide a unique workspace allowing in a ton of natural light. Plus, our space-saving glass wall and aluminum frames are all recyclable and perfect for green construction projects.

Smaller “phone booth” workspace options give plenty of room for a team of 2 or 3 to create, collaborate and solve! The open-air design allows for the sharing of lighting, heating, and air conditioning, saving energy costs year over year.

Frosted glass workspace divider

Optimize Functionality

The many benefits of our interior workspace solutions:

  • Strategically optimizing of every square foot of your floor plan.
  • Lighting, air conditioning and heating can be shared, eliminating the need to move or re-do the HVAC system…saving tons of money.
  • Each work area can be re-purposed on the fly if needed as the business evolves. Talk about flexibility!
  • Offices with glass sliders or swing doors can be locked and even master-keyed to the storefront or building door.

We make our interior glass doors in our own factory where safety and quality are carefully fabricated into every single glass door.

The selection of glass types, frame color finishes and ADA-compliant accessories provide our clients with sustainable, functional and stylish options to suit their specific project needs.

Optimizing every fraction of your floor plan by creating spaces that can be re-purposed as technology changes and as the business grows is essential. Functional glass office dividers, storage enclosures, glass partitions and conference room dividers are our specialty.

Want help choosing the right office option for your space? Contact the friendly interior glass door experts at The Sliding Door Company, to learn more about our workspace solutions.

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