If you grew up in the eighties do you remember when your family got their first microwave? And, all of a sudden you and your siblings were microwaving everything in the fridge just to see if it “worked?” Well, our barn doors were my kids’ microwave. Maybe not as much excitement or life-changing meal planning. But, we were ahead of the barn door trend ten years ago (I can’t believe it has been that long). We replaced every builder grade white, hollow door with either stained solid doors or barn doors in our basement.
We installed a set of double barn doors and then a single barn door. This was before a quick Google search locates affordable barn door hardware and track systems. In fact, ten years ago when we called the big box home improvement stores they referred us to large animal feed stores. Over the years we duplicated our barn doors and learned how to make barn doors for less money.Continue Reading