Bathroom Barn Doors?

marthasinyMarch 16, 2012

I am considering barn doors for my bathroom instead of pocket doors. Has anyone used these? Is there any way to soundproof it so that it is a little more like the soundproof provided by a regular door? I can't use a regular hinged door due to the space limitation.

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golddust

I think barn doors would be wonderful! Of course, I have double french doors on my bathroom.

    Bookmark   March 16, 2012 at 9:10PM
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hosenemesis

Cool idea. I have double glass doors on mine too, though.
Renee

    Bookmark   March 16, 2012 at 11:09PM
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enduring

You could put in barn sound effects with the door, that might solve the need for sound privacy :)

    Bookmark   March 17, 2012 at 12:17AM
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weedyacres

We've got them on our jack & jill bath. the toilet is in a separate room with a pocket door (assume that's what you're wanting to soundproof), so I can't help there.

    Bookmark   March 18, 2012 at 10:21PM
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sweeby

If it's the 'flimsy' feel of regular pocket doors that you object to, please know that good doors (solid wood) and good hardware really to fix that problem.

If it's the barn door look you're after, I'd think insulating the walls and choosing a solid wood door would be plenty good enough.

And a bath fan would also help mask any noises...

    Bookmark   March 19, 2012 at 11:58AM
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