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Receiving Recognition for Quality Work

Being a glass door and glass wall partition manufacturer, we exist in a growing design industry filled with hundreds of wonderfully skilled competitors. It is always a great compliment when we receive thoughtful recognition from some of the best interior design and architectural magazines and publications out there.

After years and years of hard work, company expansion, fantastic customer relationships and displaying a consistently high level of craftsmanship, we’ve enjoyed a good volume of written praise. With recognition from Dwell, Architectural Record, HGTV, Los Angeles Times, Elle Decor, and more, we feel proud to serve the greater U.S. with our space optimizing partitions and flexible design solutions.

What Makes Us So Unique?

We have arrived at an exciting new standard of architectural and interior design, that is centered around the concept of flexibility. Vast open floor plans, geometric modernism, and nods to the outside elements are all defining cultural narratives of this time. Working within this vast industry, we have made our mark on interiors with our stylish and smooth glass doors, modern sliding doors, various wall partitions, and other innovative spatial solutions. Available in hundreds of configurations, we offer customization as a defining characteristic of our company. We believe that each client should have the option to choose between various glass opacities, handles, and other accessories, frame finishes, and the overall door design. Customization allows the individual to integrate our pieces within their space with intention and purpose. Some fall in love with our modern sliding glass barn doors, while others opt for a more class design, such as a frameless sliding door.

We’ve got Your Closets Covered

For many, the issue of drab closets with equally drab closet doors can, unfortunately, become a distasteful drawback in any bedroom or living room. When a well-curated room suffers from cumbersome closet doors, there’s really only one solution; replace them! We offer exciting solutions to replacing those unsightly doors, with a few modern twists on the outdated doors of the past. Try our mirror closet doors, one of our best sliding door solutions, or our glass sliding shoji style doors to create interest and worldly narrative to your space. While some companies offer just a few options, we choose to offer an option for every room, any home size- from expansive villas to tiny homes and everything in between

Seamless Wall and Partition Installation

We work with a lot of contractors, architects and interior designers who aim to optimize their client’s interior spaces, all while working within tight time and monetary budgets. For us, this is a great opportunity to show how installing floor to ceiling glass wall partitions and sliding glass doors throughout an interior can craft two completely distinct rooms, without the burdensome construction process. These spatial solutions are not only much less expensive, but they are also a total breeze to set up and take down. With the help of expert hands-on team members, installation is absolutely seamless. Our team will arrive ready to do all the lifting, installation and work within your vision to achieve the best outcome. Our partitions have, understandably, garnered a lot of attention over the past decade from quite a few top design publications. Hopefully, this written recognition will help simplify, declutter, and enhance the lives of hundreds of readers! Our designs offer enhanced ease of use, as well as a super stylish and contemporary aesthetic, offering a greater artistic flourish compared with a simple light-blocking wall.

At The Sliding Door Company, we have worked tirelessly year after year to ensure quality and customer satisfaction with all of our products, designs, and installations. With recognition from some of the most well-established home magazines, we hope to inspire your next project, however large or small.  Being one of the top interior optimizing companies in the nation, we proudly offer our sliding solutions across North America. Having over twenty U.S. locations, The Sliding Door Company has everything you’ll need, with inspiration just waiting inside a showroom near you. Visit Us Online to browse our online viewing catalog and Enjoy A Free Consultation from one of our team members to actualize your dreams today!

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Bring Your Vacation Rental Into the ‘20s With These Design dos.

Many folks are making the smart financial decision to upgrade and redesign their homes to become effective vacation rentals. Not only is this a great ROI, but it’s an intelligent way to utilize your home or a wing of your house that is not getting a lot of use. By crafting your home into a profitable rental, you set yourself up for financial freedom and can begin to enjoy the perks of monetizing your own home. Before you begin, there are a few key considerations to think about when setting out to monetize your pad and invite awaiting guests into your slice of heaven. Why wait to discover these solutions the hard way? The exciting road to generating passive income for you and your family is just ahead- with these tips you can start the transformation today!

Consistent Design

It’s exceedingly important in this industry to craft a rental that exudes a consistent design theme. Mostly speaking on the interior spaces, but taking into consideration the exterior decor wouldn’t hurt, either. You’ll want to do a fair amount of research on current style trends, design themes and interior fads that are dominating the market and leading the way. It’s important to stay up to date and adapt to an ever-evolving interior industry. This will speak volumes to the quality and value of your rental, which will set you apart from your rental competition. Below are a few of the top Interior Design trends entering into 2020.

  • Mid Century Modern
  • Natural Luxury
  • Shabby Chic
  • Industrial Modern
  • Hollywood Regency

These styles are consistent and desired by renters and vacationers across the globe. Pick one theme and stick to it. If you try to cross-pollinate too many design styles, you’ll end up with a muddied aesthetic- interior decor that appears confused and over-worked. However, by employing some exciting artistic flourishes and design picks going into the new decade will put your rental on the map and draw in visitors looking to enjoy their stay in luxury and style.

Consider adding oval furniture, two-tone kitchens, patterned wallpaper, Moroccan and middle eastern textiles and accent pieces, unique rugs, and sleek sophisticated furniture. Attention to detail is massively important. The first thing vacation renters look for when seeking to book is aesthetic and taste. They want to treat and impress their fellow guests with a smart rental that everyone can enjoy.

Make Your Rental Fool Proof

This is to say, most people have the ‘appliance competence’ of a small child. You must fool-proof your home if you want your renters to have a positive experience. If they can’t decipher how to use a feature or a handy appliance within thirty seconds, it becomes completely unusable and cast to the side. You also must take into consideration the need to child-proof the rental. The last thing you want is for a child to accidentally cut themselves on a sharp corner or table edge or break a delicate object. Causing them pain and costing you money. Things like easy to use shower nozzles, light switches in obvious and convenient locations, simple coffee makers will make a guest’s stay much more hassle-free. Consider your provided entertainment center and take the time to make sure it’s simple enough to use- the remote controls are labeled for clarity and you might even want to craft a simple cheat sheet for them to save time and confusion. Other integral features of the rental, such as doors and mirrors should be easy to use. For example, modern sliding doors installed throughout the rental will up the value and improve overall aesthetic while providing easy-to-use functions for your visitors. Sliding closet doors, sliding bathroom doors even mirrored sliding closet doors will provide simplicity, save space that typical swinging doors take up and add a unique look to your vacation home.

Eco- Forward Features

Because you are about to have an influx of people renting your home, there is going to be inevitable taxation on your resources. People who are on vacation and enjoying a home that is not their own will likely be less frugal with the resources provided. That means extra water, electricity as well as typical wear and tear costs put on you. A great way to mitigate this increase in usage is to set about updating your home with eco-conscious appliances, products, and features. Things like high-efficiency toilets, recycled paper towels and bath tissue, LED lights, solar-powered path lighting, glass doors and glass walls providing natural light, and installing dimmers on light switches could make a huge difference in your energy costs and eco-footprint. Your renters will be happy to know they’re staying in a low-impact home and you can even use these eco upgrades as a selling point- setting your rental apart from the rest!

With these simple yet effective considerations and upgrades to your home, you’ll be on your way to dominating the rental scene in just about any city. Employing a consistent design theme, fool-proofing your rental and switching to eco-forward features will have a serious impact on the quality of your rental, as well as save you resources and stress. For more space optimizing solutions and inspiration, visit The Sliding Door Company to browse our online viewing catalog and Get A Quote from one of our team members to start your rental upgrade today!

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Enter into 2020 Living Your Best Life with Four Interior (And Life) Solutions

Children, roommates, and spouses are the light of our lives until they become the opposite- a daunting distraction hindering personal growth, tasks, and our much needed “alone time”. We tend to feel bad about needing personal space, quiet, healthy solitude. Let’s rewrite that narrative, and move forward with a more forthright declaration. This year is about setting boundaries and acknowledging it! You are your environment, and your environment is you. It is okay to yearn for ownership of your spaces. To be able to employ separation is a great gift to yourself, and The Sliding Door Company recognizes just that. We provide a multitude of options and specializations to suit your unique needs. Here are four solutions to waltzing into 2020, living your best life in style and inner harmony.

1 Identify and Craft the Perfect Environment

The New Year is about growth, about evolution, and about outlining your needs and owning them. One of those needs is taking ownership of your environment. Dwellings, interior spaces, shared rooms. The how and why you exist in them. This year, take it upon yourself to observe the spaces in your home you subconsciously exist in most- whether it be the bedroom, the kitchen, the living room, or the study. Now, after identifying which interior space feels the best to you, try to decipher why it is you find yourself gravitating towards that particular space. Is it safe, is it cozy, peaceful, productive, or is it full of life, exciting, loud and energetic? Is the lighting superior to all other rooms? Whatever it may be, you instinctively know where you are being drawn to. Now, wouldn’t it be fantastic to feel that way about every single room in your home? Well, it could. There is a smart solution to incorporating the qualities of the spaces you enjoy the most throughout the entire house without sacrificing the feeling of communal living, or the opposite- your personal space.

2. Set Boundaries

Our solution? Set boundaries and invest in your environment by physically partitioning your environment with sliding doors and entire sliding walls. One particular space optimizer we offer stylish, customizable sliding glass barn doors to create interest and option to virtually any space in your home. This modern take on a rustic staple will act as a barrier between two rooms that don’t want the commitment of separation, yet could use a healthy dose of spacial distinction from time to time. If it’s the living room you love, yet you find yourself discouraged to enjoy the comforts of that space due to the constant foot traffic, sounds, and smells of the nearby kitchen, the remedy for that is to create duality and harmony between the two. The sliding doors optimize the usability and comfort of your interior spaces while allowing for internal peace- when not everyone in your life is on the same page. Buttery smooth to slide open and close, and allowing for beautiful light to pass through, these doors are a no-brainer that will increase the functionality in your life ten-fold. This solution offers adaptability, so you don’t have to. No more arguments about your shared environment, turning the fan on or off, or battles over lighting or temperature. Breathe, relax and enjoy. This year could be as blissful as that post-yoga zen.

3. Accomplish Your Goals

Now that you have the option to enjoy your favorite space without fear of interruption or discomfort, you can undoubtedly accomplish your goals in any room of the house. Whether it’s your morning stretch routine, coffee and catching up on social media, planning your next trip, chipping away on demanding computer work, or just finishing that novel you’ve been staring at for weeks… the choice is yours. Free from interruption, and into the present moment. No need to feel guilty, that’s not what 2020 is all about. What it is about, is moving forward in your life, unobstructed from unnecessary distractions. The separation of space is so much more valuable than we tend to recognize. With sliding glass doors segregating your interiors, you can cast your disturbances to the side and delve into your current project, routine, or ritual. The Sliding Door Company offers this space improvement solution in many different variations. If the barn door aesthetic isn’t one you can see working in your home, there are a myriad of other options for obtaining the same objective. We provide entire sliding room dividers that act as a wall, yet are easily maneuverable to open up entire rooms and provide the merging or closure of two spaces. Choose from different glass opacities, frame finishes, and accessories to craft the perfect environment for a productive year.

4. Invest In Yourself

Investing in ourselves can be a difficult thing to do. When the demands of life become too cumbersome for us to handle, what is the first thing to go? Our physical health, mental wellness and consequently, our inner buddha. Our personal spaces become cluttered and unkempt. When we feel stressed, we stop looking at ourselves in the mirror. We stop addressing and acknowledging the person we have become. As figuratively as that may sound, it applies to the literal, too. Looking at ourselves in a real, unobstructed mirror can at times be a challenge- especially when we’re not ready for it. Additionally, when we have smaller bedrooms or bathrooms we can’t justify installing large full body mirrors- just to get a better glimpse of ourselves before leaving the house. This year, let’s challenge that.

Our advice? Replace the drab closet doors with Closet Mirror Sliding Doors. Made specially in our factory with quality and purpose fabricated into every panel, our doors are the ultimate fresh look you need for not only your room but for yourself. Utilizing green materials and the awareness of safety with utmost importance, our glass closet doors will provide you with a clear mind and a simple space-saving solution sure to cater to inner peace. Don’t leave for work or for that date without seeing the entire picture. What is on the inside will translate better when your outward look is considered, respected and authentically you. A full-length mirror aids well the polished look to a grounded you. Our mirrored sliding doors come in your choice of lightweight but sturdy 5mm thick mirrored safety glass, and they come in the client’s choice of frame size, frame finish and even in a smoked mirror option for a warmer appearance. The Sliding Door Company’s sliding closet doors have the 3S Smart Shut System and our patented wheel to the track locking system. The doors themselves come in all sorts of sizes and variations- from hanging to grounding on a track. Offering six different framing finishes to choose from, we imply choice as a prominent aspect of our business – it is ultimately your life, and your choice.

Considering the above solutions, the framework for a new year has already been laid out. Slide into 2020 as you’ll enter into your new space – happier, healthier and free to live your best life.

To get started on your environment make-over, check out our products gallery for inspiration and product images. Schedule a free consultation with one of our knowledgeable professionals to get a quote and other information on our many available solutions. Simply find a showroom near you and get that much closer to your idyllic dream home!

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Four Key Ways to Optimize Your Interiors for Airbnb

When setting out to upgrade your home with the intention to effectively “Airbnb”, there are a few key factors to be considered for a successful hosting experience. For many people, the very idea of tackling a home improvement project can be a stifling deterrent when attempting to monetize a home. Of course, in theory, it’s not the easiest undertaking- especially when doing these home improvements on your own, and on a budget. Yet with a little guidance and help from the experts on interior space optimization, it won’t be anything to dread. In fact, you may find yourself thoroughly enjoying the process. There are four main aspects to consider when getting your home Airbnb ready.

1. Utilize The Available Space for Optimal Comfort and Functionality

One of the most important considerations while upgrading your home to a vacation rental is the ability to utilize your available space effectively. Whether you are dividing up your home to share with guests, or simply renting out your entire space, there are a few determining questions to ask yourself before you begin.

First, are you interested in sharing your floor space with your guests? If so, how much privacy are you willing to give up or maintain? If you are leaning towards maintaining more separation and space for yourself and for your guests, the solution is simple.

Install a sliding divider into your living room to craft a safe amount of space between you and your guests. This way, you won’t compromise your lifestyle by tip-toeing around your guests or unexpectedly running into them when you don’t feel like being social. The great thing about sliding dividers is that they provide enough distinction between you and your visitors, yet they don’t compromise the integrity of your home while you’re not hosting. Offering you the ability to choose when to close and open your spaces, this solution is a win-win. With accompanying accessories such as handles that lock, you get to choose just how much separation you want at any given moment. When you aren’t hosting, simply slide open your wall divider to re-open the space and enjoy on your own.

Second, are you interested in renting out to guests exclusively while you’re away?

If you choose to provide the entirety of your home to renters, wall dividers come in great use as well. Especially if you desire to host multiple parties. By installing a sliding wall door, you are maximizing your profits while utilizing the same space. The Sliding Door Company offers a variety of unique customizations when choosing which siding wall partitions are right for your home. Necessary options are available such as glass opacities, allowing for the unique design you need for your project. If it’s total separation you’re after, go with the frosted glass option rather than something more transparent. Interior frosted glass sliding doors provide a beautiful point of interest to your rooms while ensuring needed privacy.

2. Employ Smart and Unique Interior Decor and Design Throughout

When a potential guest sets out to rent with Airbnb, one of the main focuses during their search is style and design. Your guests are seeking a comfortable yet stylish environment to optimize their overall experience to better enjoy their vacation or work trip. After all, there are hundreds of choices to pick from, so providing a stay that stands out amongst the rest is paramount.

One of the ways to do that is to boast smart and elegant features throughout your home that create interest and modernization to any space. For example, replacing the everyday closet, bathroom or bedroom doors with innovative and smooth bedroom sliding doors is a simple way to up functionality while offering cutting edge interior design. The Sliding Door Company offers such modern possibilities, such as frameless glass doors to add sophistication to your interiors. Bathroom sliding doors create a different experience for your guests to enjoy and utilize.

Another innovative feature to potentially employ is sliding closet doors. Our design is patented and the weight of the solution is at the bottom for safety. No more fighting with the doors to stay on their tracks! Going further, you can opt for mirrored sliding closet doors. This is a fantastic way to optimize a potentially small space by conjoining two very necessary things. This way, you don’t have to waste precious wall space by filling it with a floor-length mirror. A smart solution to any room Our Milky glass even serves as a dry erase board for fun!

3. Stylize Your Existing Features

One important task to tackle is using and improving what already exists. You can do this by upselling your already furnished home with simple accent pieces or colorful touches to turn your home into a contemporary sanctuary. Potential guests are actively looking for stays that offer well-considered decor and furnishings. If you already have a great living room set, but feel it’s not doing a lot to boost the interest of the space, consider adding accent pillows and a worldly throw blanket to liven up the overall atmosphere. The same goes for curating the art throughout your Airbnb. Displaying intriguing art is a sure way to up the value and interest to any room in your house. In addition, it’s important to maintain a consistent theme throughout your Airbnb to remain high-quality. It should strive to be homogenous regarding the overall interior design.

4. Attention to Fine Details And Thoughtful Touches

A great way to attract and maintain happy visitors is by offering thoughtful touches throughout your home. We can all agree that a memorable stay was one that provided us with extras, and invested in the fine details. Offering complimentary products for your guests will gain you instant bonus points and positive online reviews where it counts. Supply your visitors with coffee and tea, choose eco-friendly products, offer quality toiletries. The attention to the fine details will go a very long way with your potential guests. Another consideration in offering quality and comfortability is offering options for your visitors to individualize the interior spaces during their stay. A good way to employ more personal choosing power is to install glass wall dividers in shared rooms and spaces. This allows the guest the ability to customize their environment during their stay. By installing sliding dividers in shared spaces, your guests can quickly close off rooms to optimize their comfort if sharing the Airbnb with multiple families or friends.

The Sliding Door Company is proud to offer a variety of modern options to optimize and improve your interior spaces. With mentions from HGTV, The Oprah Show and Hilton Hotels, our company proudly ensures quality, craftsmanship, and innovation at the highest standard. Find inspiration from our products gallery, displaying hundreds of customizable options to best suit your individual needs. Our team is more than happy to assist with your project and ensure your home improvement a success and above all else, a stress-free endeavor. Schedule a free consultation from one of our knowledgeable representatives and start the transformation today!

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6 Easy Steps to Transform any Room By Re-Designing the Closet Space

A great way to better utilize a room is to better utilize its closet. It doesn’t really occur to homeowners that what’s in them could just be holding them back as unwanted items that really have no more relevance to them or their families. Interests, careers, hobbies, and projects may become abandoned, change completely or evolve into even greater things. Whether it is your home office or bedroom, you can update space so that it is more functional and enjoyable. It seems that each school year for kids requires new and improved tech and gear, so this is an opportunity to get rid of what is no longer necessary. You will elevate the quality of your life, and your children, by improving your surroundings, especially by de-cluttering. Take a “before” picture because you won’t be able to remember what it looked like once you are done.

Keep in mind that closet cleaning can be an evolution of sorts for you and your family, a work in progress that allows you to make space for your future, instead of your past. These basic steps will get you started and keep you on track in the face of the major decision making that involves rating past, current and future interests, and what you are willing to part with to make new space work for you.

1.Everything Out. The idea is to spend your money on what will be functional and pleasing to see. If all you need is a new closet door, The Sliding Door Company has a cost-effective and beautiful collection to choose from. If you want to tackle the entire closet while you are at it for an even greater impact on the utilization of the room, you can spend wisely on the door and with some purging and organization literally extend the use of the room.

Go to a liquor store and get some of their delivery boxes. These are the sturdiest and they are free!  Empty the room completely- sorting into these boxes what is pretty and cool, what is absolutely necessary to keep because you have used it within the past 30 days, and stuff that needs to go somewhere other than back into that room.  Do it with a time restraint or a friend to act as a voice of reason over the items you seem to have attached yourself to.

2. Remove the Existing Closet Doors. Closet doors are easy to remove and can be done using a simple screwdriver. Even the largest mirrored sliding doors are likely light-weight enough for one person to remove. Just pop the wheels off the tracks and get the doors out of the room. Now you have a blank canvass and you are now ready for the fun part. Notice at this point if the current tracking system is what you want. Visit slidingdoorco.com to get your imagination flowing as you get an idea of what style would complement your vision.

3. Paint. Remember,you are not buying new furniture. Just paint the room, because you are going to paint the inside of the closet, and most likely in a color that contrasts and compliments the color you choose for the room. If you are unclear as to how to proceed with color, take a few inspiration pieces, a layout on a cocktail napkin, a full-blown architectural schematic complete with dimensions, or anything in-between over to the experts at The Sliding Door Company who can show you what each of their options would look in the environment you are trying to create. You will be surprised at how good their design instincts are.

4. Change the Closet Doors.  We have so many options to improve the look and utility of a room. It is worth the time to work with their experts to find the best solution for what you have in mind or help you to visualize options that they know are relevant to today’s tastes. Popular for hiding what is inside a closet now are Glass Sliding doors and Glass Barn Doors. The sleek and minimalistic styles of the collection at The Sliding Door Company of closet door solutions are simple enough to accentuate any architectural structure or design. Whether or not you want to leave your sliding door open to easily reach into a beautifully arranged closet, or leave it open just as visual interest for the room, you will find many choices with regards to the opaqueness and frame configuration to choose from to establish just the right combination to compliment your room and what is in it.

Glass closet doors can be the focal point of any room.  The glass opacity is up to you.   Fully opaque to hide any unsightly stuff or just a little see-through, it’s up to you.  The Sliding Door Company solutions save space and we have options to stack all of the panels to the right, the left or in the middle for easy access to everything inside. Our Sliding Closet Doors are a great option for you that improve the mechanics of your upgrade. Our patent ensures that the panels never leave their tracks.

5. Purge. Get rid of what you no longer want or need. Don’t let it back into the room or closet. If you already ruled out an item, keep it ruled out. Less stuff equals more life.  This can be quite difficult but keep your mind’s eye on the end game. There are many non-profit organizations that will come and get what you don’t want, and there are organizations that help you sell what you no longer need if you believe it still has some redeemable value.

6. Return to the Room Only What Looks Good in It.  Did you high-gloss the closet with a complimentary color?  What would look good in there now?  Arrange what you are keeping to look good, like a store display. You could get new lighting.  Especially with the different levels of opaqueness and the ability to light from within the closet, you can imagine this space with a table in it for books or electronics if you don’t want to build out or install shelving. You don’t have all those unused items anymore so be creative with space.  Arrange beautifully, store strategically.  Get the furniture back in the room with an eye for what arrangement would be better, eliminating what doesn’t work with your new aesthetic. Take your after picture to remind yourself to not junk it up again. You’re done!

Hitting the reset button on a room can dramatically change how you use it and how you feel when you are in it.  A little work will allow you to get the most out of your living space and optimize the time you spend there.  Good job!