Alternative door for linen closet ?

paintedpeggiesFebruary 25, 2013

In the hall/kids bathroom the linen closet door is right behind the bathroom door and is always getting slammed by it. The doorknobs also get caught because they hit against each other.

I want to remove the linen closet door but then what? Accordian door? Any ideas would be appreciated!

(Or I could take off the main door and do a barn door, but how complicated is that? expensive?)

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dekeoboe

Why not put a hinge limiter on the bathroom door so it can't slam into the linen closet door?

    Bookmark   February 25, 2013 at 7:26PM
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mydreamhome

Could you just leave the closet door off the linen closet and just make the space open shelves that are only seen when the bathroom door is closed?

    Bookmark   February 25, 2013 at 8:20PM
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marys235

Would a bi-fold door work?

    Bookmark   February 26, 2013 at 8:46AM
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GWlolo

Hinge stop.

    Bookmark   February 26, 2013 at 8:52PM
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kirkhall

Curtain?

    Bookmark   February 26, 2013 at 11:13PM
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paintedpeggies

Wow, great ideas...I might do the curtain or bi-fold door.

I don't think the hinge stop would work because the door knobs jut out so far they bang together before the actual doors come close to touching.

I looked up barn doors and yikes! Had no idea they are that pricey.

    Bookmark   February 27, 2013 at 2:06PM
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