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Ball Catch

Posted by Ronald Seidle Jr on

Ball Catch

A Ball Catch  is inserted into hole drilled into top of door.  Used where door is opened by pulling or pushing it only.  In double doors, they are used with dummy pairs of levers or knobs.  They also can be used in the top of a small closet where pull may be used.  The ball is pushed by spring tension into notched brass plate in jamb above door. A Ball Catch  is mounted on the top of the door recessed in a hole drilled on the top surface. A strike plate is mounted on the door jamb where the spring...

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Folding Door Information

Posted by Ronald Seidle Jr on

Folding Door Information

Folding Door Information Bifold and Multifold Doors What is the difference between a bifold door unit and a multifold door unit? The prefix of the word bifold of course is bi, which means two; therefore Bifold doors are always done in pairs, with two doors folding to one side, or with four doors, split in the center of the opening, and two doors folding back to each side. Most standard bifold door units sold do not exceed six feet in total width. Multi-fold doors are designed to be used where folding doors are needed to cover a wider than normal...

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EZ Closer

Posted by Ronald Seidle Jr on

EZ Closer

The  Pocket Door EZ-Closer allows you to quickly release the pocket door from its cavity with one push. Once you use the Pocket Door EZ-Closer you'll be wondering why someone didn't invent this years ago. The EZ closer also prevents the pocket door from slamming into the pocket frame when the door is being opened. Its spring loaded action works as a shock absorber, which helps prevents damage to the pocket door hardware.

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Bypass Doors

Posted by Andrew Morrow on

Bypass Doors

Bypass doors are composed of two doors normally that slide past each other in the door opening.  Since there are less doors used than in a Bifold of the same size, each door is normally wider,  For instance, a 6' wide closet would have two  3' (36" ) wide doors to make up the width.  In some special circumstances, you  can also use three or more doors, with a custom installation. a thing to also remember is when using a Bypass door installation, the opening may have to be undersized slightly, to allow for an overlap, or make one of...

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What is a Pocket Door?

Posted by Ronald Seidle Jr on

What is a Pocket Door?

A Pocket Door is merely a Door that slides into and out of a hollow cavity, or pocket, in a doorway wall. When opened, the door will disappear inside the space, hidden with the confines of the wall. Designed more than one hundred years ago as space savers, pocket doors became very pop in the Victorian Style homes of the late 1800 and 1900 hundreds.  Used primarily as entrances to stately Libraries, Elaborate Dining areas, or even a basic Sitting Room, these dividers continued to increase in popularity until seemingly dropping completely from the architects planning boards. Much  speculation surrounds...

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