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A Coburn HIDEAWAY™ Pocket Door…

…Frame Kit is a simple way to increase available space in many domestic applications, particularly dining rooms, en-suite bathrooms, cloakrooms and doors into kitchens.  Using a 35mm thick standard domestic timber door, a finished wall thickness of 115mm can be … Continue reading

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Using the GEZE Rollan sliding door gear within an opening instead of a pocket door kit, such as the Hideaway or iMpero (building a homemade ‘pocket’ of your own design). Is there a reason why this wouldn’t work?

The GEZE Rollan sliding door gear can be used inside your own stud work to form a pocket door system – quite a lot of people do this in our experience.  The only disadvantage might be that in order to get a … Continue reading

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Doorstuff talks to Homebuilding & Renovating magazine

Doorstuff’s very own Helen Butland is interviewed by Claire Lloyd in the August 2013 issue of Homebuilding & Renovating magazine for their article about pocket doors.  With a selection of lovely photos of pocket doors in situ, Claire writes about … Continue reading

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Do I need door stops for a pocket door system, or are they included in the kit?

Our iMpero pocket door system DOES come with stops in the track, so that’s how you control the door on maximum opening.  And the Hideaway pocket door kit comes with a rubber buffer which you attach to the back of … Continue reading

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What sliding door goes seamlessly back into the wall?

From this description, it sounds as if you’re looking for a pocket door system, where the door slides back into a cavity in the stud walling like this photo?  We supply two different basic designs of pocket doors – the Hideaway … Continue reading

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How much wall space does a Hideaway need?

Q: I’ve ordered a Hideaway pocket door system today, but before it arrives tomorrow I need to know how much space to leave in my wall for the whole thing to fit in? A: You need to allow 2 x (door width) … Continue reading

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Secret POCKET DOOR discovered in Skyrim!

As a bit of Christmas fun, we thought we’d share the discovery of a secret POCKET DOOR behind a wardrobe in the Sleeping Giant Inn, Riverwood, Skyrim.  To find it you’ll have to be on the quest for the “Horn … Continue reading

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Q: Can a Hideaway pocket door kit be fitted from one side of a plasterboard stud partition?

A: Yes, it is possible to fit a Hideaway pocket door system from one side only, we are aware of customers who have done this successfully, although your finished wall thickness will be slightly more than the 115 – 120mm … Continue reading

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Do your pocket doors provide any sound insulation between the adjacent rooms (i.e. in the partition itself as well as where the 2 doors meet each other)?

There is no sound insulation material supplied with either pocket door systems we supply (the Hideaway and the iMpero deluxe), but it would be possible to add your own brush strip to the top and bottom of the doors, although … Continue reading

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Can I fit the glass door at a later date after the pocket sliding gear has been fitted into the cavity?

With the iMpero there is access built-in to do that, the Hideaway cannot be used with frameless glass.  In fact it is recommended that you fit the gear first, so you can measure the exact size of glass to buy, … Continue reading

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