What to Consider When Installing Pocket Doors in Your Home

By: Danny Lipford

When installing pocket doors in your home there are a few things you should take into account:

  • Be sure to plan ahead early in a renovation for this type of door.
  • Buy a good quality pocket door and pocket door hardware.
  • Allow room and support for the pocket door frame in the wall cavity.

More information is available at How to Install Pocket Doors.


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  • Demetrius Ross Says:
    September 1st, 2017 at 10:36 pm

    I live in a vintage condo building. There was a door leading to one end of the dining room, but when opened it blocked a section of the built in cabinetry. I took it off, but I still wanted a door. I thought about a pocket door, but the only wall it can go into has a light switch on both sides. How thin can a pocket door be? Can the existing interior plaster wall act as a frame as long as it is hollow?

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What to Consider When Installing Pocket Doors in Your Home