They are one of the best options for communicating spaces, promote visual continuity and the passage of light between rooms. Without forgetting that a sliding door provides up to 1.5 m2 additional free space because you do not need to open every door. Built models also allow leverage to support the side walls furniture because its leaves are hidden inside the frame.

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SLIDING DOORS: space without barriers

The best choice for every house

From a single sliding door to a double standard, one folding or XXL solutions ... Every option must fit the available space. Whether it is contiguous, parallel rooms, or if they have access to the outside, it is important to study the type of slide that best suits our needs and consult with a trained professional.

The space available is decisive in choosing one or the other system. Thus, large openings are ideal sliding panels, which serve as movable partitions or sliding double doors, if the dimension of the gap is very large (between 120 to 300 cm).

¿Doors sight or embedded?

The first option, in which the door slides parallel to the wall, no need to work, have lower costs but leaves unutilized that wall and place it is not always possible. For its part, the sliding recessed need work, pose a greater financial outlay, but optimizes wall space and offer different solutions that suit every need. You do not need to create two parallel walls with a central guide which fix the door. Today the doors are placed between partitions plasterboard or embedded in a metal frame that is revoked as a wall.

Sliding doors in a kitchen

More security, less work

Sliding between plaster or plasterboard partitions are the most used, since although they are somewhat more expensive, involve less work, less execution time and "earn" approximately 7 cm thick in total wall. A frame for plastering a glass door 80 x 210 cm, can cost about 390 € in Krona.

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Materials and colors make the difference

The material you choose depend on the needs of space (if we need light, privacy ...) and the desired aesthetic. The range is wide: wood (dark "weigh" visually, so that if they share the same color of the wall, will integrate better), lacquer, glass (more expensive), with glass panels or plasterboard if what we seek is the effect of a movable partition. In large panels are an option and crystal clear lacquers.

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SLIDING DOORS: space without barriers

Doors for difficult spaces

To address every need, there are new possibilities. Thus, there is sliding exterior section with a minimum aluminum that provide more light (Lumeal, Technal). There are models for adjoining rooms (Scrigno) harboring in the same hollow doors of the two rooms and there are fully integrated into the wall (Orchidea, Maydisa) practical structures.