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How to Reimagine the Least-Loved Rooms in the House

During the past few months spent mostly indoors, we’ve had to exist within tight quarters amongst other roommates, significant others, and family. While everyone is home during daytime hours that previously were occupied by varying schedules, tensions have risen and the need for personal space has been at the forefront of almost everyone’s mind. Because we’ve spent so much time at home, we’ve been faced with our interiors and have in many cases, closely examined each and every inch of our interior space to an almost irritating extent. Luckily, a lot has been discovered about the way in which we exist in our homes, collectively and singularly.
If you’re like most Americans in a similar scenario, you’ve probably asked yourself multiple times how you could create more space in your home. Perhaps you have entire rooms serving an undefined purpose, or enabling some very unhealthy hoarding habits. That fact is, when we have more space, sometimes we simply don’t know what to do with it. That’s why were here to help you reimagine your least-loved rooms. To create more harmony within your interiors and reclaim some of your much-needed space. Here are the top tips for renewing your interiors.

Keep the Kitchen, Ditch the Home Gym

Keep in mind, that while home sizes in the US have expanded dramatically over the past fifty years, family sizes have considerably shrunk. This offers insight into how little we actually utilizing that extra square footage to our benefit. Homes with extra rooms, such as a second “holiday” dining room, or a home gym crammed into a spare bedroom, are practically never used. If this sounds familiar, consider reimaging how you could update those spaces to bring them into the current moment of your lifestyle needs. Consider splitting one of your spare bedrooms into a home office that utilizes glass wall dividers so that half of the room is for productivity, while the other half is for working out. It is rare that you would need a fully stocked home gym. Likely, if a gym is a necessity for you, you’d want a treadmill, a yoga mat station, some smaller sized weights, and perhaps an elliptical machine. That can all easily fit into one half of a normal-sized bedroom. The other half would get to enjoy a light-filled home office. Again, frosted glass office walls are a spatial solution to visually separate two distinct spaces, while affording you all the concentration you need for a productive WFH day.

Extra Dining Room

This excessive two-dining-room space taking design is a spatial dilemma for most modern-day homes. I’m not quite sure why so many architects chose to build an extra dining room only to be used on special occasions (roughly four times per year), but they did, so now the task is to figure out what to do with this very un-used, least-loved room in the house. Being apart from most main foot traffic, these spare dining rooms make for the perfect home theater, children’s play area, or art studio. Being most unaffected by other members of the house, these rooms afford you a sense of spatial retreat from the chaos and disruption of other populated common areas. Use this space as a meditation room or a place to unwind with a novel and a glass of red after a long day of work. For enhanced privacy, consider installing interior sliding doors with Frosted Glass Panels that offer a wonderful barrier between your little retreat and the rest of the home.

The Two Car Garage

This is one area of the home so widely overlooked yet capitalizing on some of the largest square footage, that it had to be considered in this list. So many Americans with large two-car garages don’t ever park in the garage out of convenience. With an abundance of available room, and with little inspiration for what to do with it, garages quickly become a wasteland of discarded home furnishings, extra sporting equipment, tools, and a vast array of “extras” that never get used or enjoyed. The amount of material items we hold onto solely for sentimental value is ridiculous. These things end up causing us stress, money, and, valuable space. To effectively utilize that glorious unused square footage, you must begin to remove some of the dead weight and begin a very overdue organizational overhaul. Tackle your discarded personal belongings, and you can set yourself to enjoy your garage with infinite potential! A quiet home office with custom glass partitions, a yoga studio, a personal gym, kids play zone, or an art studio could all easily fit into your very unused and underappreciated garage.
In life, it’s all about creating space and utilizing the available solutions to evolve yourself and your life into a well functioning, harmonious balance. Home is no different. By transitioning your interiors into a cacoon that actually serves and inspires you, you can begin to fulfill your dreams, aspirations and enhance your overall enjoyment (not to mention, regaining some of your sanity in the process). For more inspiration and spatial solutions, don’t hesitate to check out the best space-optimizing sliding glass doors, sliding closet doors, and sliding room dividers offered at The Sliding Door Company. Visit Us Online to browse our online viewing catalog and Enjoy A Free Consultation from one of our team members to actualize your vision today!

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Flexible Room Dividers have arrived!

Whether you want to save space, open up the floor plan or divide your space more efficiently with room dividers, The Sliding Door Company can make it happen!

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Stacking glass panels created a baby’s room within the parents bedroom. Opaque glass & dark brown frames go beautifully with the wood floor! Decorative room dividers complete any room making it perfect for parents needing to maximize space in the home!


How would you like to hide the laundry area with a smooth glide of a single glass door?

laundry-room-sliding-doorsSpace saving wall sliding doors and room dividers are flexible, easy to install and stay as good as they look on day one for years and years! Made with glass & aluminum frames, these sliding doors are perfect for green construction projects & are environmentally friendly.
Making and providing environmentally friendly products with glass and aluminum show that we care about air quality, sustainability & our communities. Custom room dividers fabricated with glass and aluminum look fantastic and help keep things clutter-free!


Flexibility is the name of the game with this installation!

flexible-sliding-doorsThis bedroom was created with privacy in mind. The siding glass panels stack into pockets on both sides and become hidden away out of site when opened! Yet, they are super easy to slide closed for privacy at night or any time you want a nap. The smart track system is recessed into the wood flooring, completely flush. Modern room dividers make it easy to divide up your space the way YOU want to!
We are proud to make interior glass doors in our own factory where safety and quality are fabricated into every door panel.

Not only are our room dividers flexible, they also let you optimize every inch of your floor space.

Flexible pocket doors shown here with 7mm thick laminated glass fully opened with no corner post. This project has one sliding door on the right and two sliding doors on the left. This shows we can accommodate so many site conditions and client wishes with our interior glass door custom room dividers.
Sliding doors in the closed position show how everything lines up and meets at the corner with no vertical post. This is the optimum in flexibility.

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Of course the flexibility goes further than just room dividers, it continues with closet doors, pass through windows and office enclosures too.

closed-office-sliding-doorsliding-pass-through-windowSimple, clean and clutter free. This 2-panel closet door has milky glass and dark brown aluminum frames with a wood-grain look. A dry erase marker can be used here for fun!
Pass through window on top of a pony wall makes visual access and teamwork a synch!


Pantry divider makes the whole kitchen clutter free, clean and organized.

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Frosted glass sliding doors and silver aluminum frames are simple to clean and allow easy access to everything inside. Custom room dividers keep things neat, clean and organized!
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For more information on our flexible glass room dividers, please contact us at 888-988-5033.

For commercial projects and a FREE consultation, call us today at 888-869-1850.

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What every bedroom needs

Interior Sliding Glass Room Dividers give you what your bedroom needs!

Your bedroom is your personal space and a place to feel totally comfortable.


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Calming surroundings are perfect for sleep time but what about uplifting spaces that boost your mood? You can have both in the very same room!

Having a comfy area rug will let you step off your bed or sofa onto something warm and soft.

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Having a room divider with frosted glass or laminated glass that allows natural light to flow through during the day is super inspiring.


Have a place to sit that is not the bed – Room dividers make it easy!

Headboard Divider

Sand and Sisal posted this on Pinterest to show a nice way to share space in a kids room
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Curtain Divider

Tammy Todd-Wetzel posted this on Pinterest regarding basement renovation ideas
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Stacking Sliding Doors

Stacking sliders make it easy to divide a bedroom from a kitchen or bathroom. Frosted glass, wenge frames.
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Kids bunk beds each have individual lighting which is so practical and important..

 
Smoked milky glass wall slide door hugs the wall & saves space while stylishly dividing the bedroom from the bathroom
 
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Sometimes you just need your own space to sit and think or do nothing!

Interior glass partitions make it so easy…
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Suspended Barn Door system with no bottom track


Closet Doors are the design focal point of this girls room!

Milky glass sliding closet doors can double as a dry erase board too!
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Your bedroom can be as unique as you are! Sliding closet doors make it easy to access everything inside. Shown here with milky glass and white frames.
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Loft room divider separates the bedroom sleep area from the rest of your living space, giving you a personal sanctuary, peace of mind & a boost in morale.
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Modern barn door sliding room divider with frosted glass & silver frame.


Call for more information & free consultation today!

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