Are you at a standstill in terms of design innovations in your home? Sometimes, the most effective solutions are not the most obvious. Take doors, for example. They are mostly seen as a functional item, but with a little creativity, it can be easy to integrate them into a useful and visually appealing home addition.
One downside to doors, however, is the space they take up to open. If you’re looking for ways to make practical use of your door space, using cavity sliders is an excellent option to give you both form and functionality. Here are three places in your home where you can use these doors.
1. Small Rooms
First on the list are small rooms, or a small home in general. When dealing with limited square footage, picking the right furniture is key in making smart use of the available space, and that includes selecting the type of door system that doesn’t hog a lot of space.
Sliding doors are the best option for small rooms because it frees up the area that is usually taken up as a swing space to open a traditional door. The design of a sliding cavity door allows you to use more of the floor area and make the most out of the space — something crucial to homes with limited room.
2. Dividing a Large Room
Say you would like to create a more defined layout out of an open floor space. Using sliding doors as a divider gives you the option to close off and open up a room whenever you choose to. It makes for a clever dividing technique as you get the best of both worlds and get to make use of your space exactly the way you want to when you need to.
It gives you more flexibility, especially if you are not keen on putting up permanent dividers. It would also apply if you are the type that gets bored easily and would want to change things up a bit from time to time.
3. Opening up an Area
Another place to use cavity sliders is the area that connects your indoors to a porch or an outdoor lounging area. This setup allows you to extend your living room and get a dose of the outdoors and that much needed fresh air, even when you’re inside your home. It’s not just a design feature, it’s a literal doorway to nature.
This is also especially useful for when you host intimate dinners at home, allowing you more space to set up comfortable dining and lounging areas to accommodate your guests. They might be perfectly content to share an intimate time in a small, cosy area, but providing a large space will make them feel freer and therefore more relaxed.
You can make practical use of your home space without sacrificing style and design. Sliding doors come in various designs and are highly customisable, so you can be sure to find (or have something made) that perfectly suits your taste and your home interior style.