The Best Spots for Sliding Barn Doors in Houston Homes

Cory Cryer

Sliding barn doors are making a big resurgence in Houston interior fashion. In fact, they’ve been one of the biggest home decor trends of 2018. Maybe barn doors are making a comeback because of their versatility – they can go almost anywhere in your house!

Below are a few of our favorite spots to use sliding barn doors in Houston homes.

Barn Doors in Master Bathrooms

Houston bathroom barn door

Using a sliding barn door as the barrier between the master bedroom and bathroom is one of the best ways to use them. Not only does it make your bathroom feel wholly unique, but it lets you utilize space like other doors don’t. When you open a standard door, it occupies space in either the bedroom or the bathroom it connects to – sliding doors slide directly next to the wall and give you plenty of space.

Barn Doors as Closet Doors

Houston barn door closet
 
Like with the bathroom, sliding barn doors let you have plenty of extra space when used as a closet door. That makes them a great choice for a closet in a common area like a hallway or the foyer. In addition, these closets are a great place for sliding barn doors, because they’re typically out in the open so you can show off its unique style.

Barn Doors as Room Dividers

Houston room divider barn door slider

No one said barn doors have to go where doors go. Wide sliding barn doors can help divide one of your roms into smaller spaces to create a little more intimate feeling in your Houston home.

Barn Doors as a Modern Door Replacement

Houston modern kitchen barn door
 
In Houston condos or apartments, barn doors are being used more as these spaces catch up to modern interior design. With a sliding barn door instead of a traditional door separating rooms, your space feels more spacious and less segmented. In a small way, barn doors let you get the best of both worlds of a house and an apartment.

Barn Doors as a Window Treatment

Houston barn door shutters on window
 
We usually just call these kind of barn doors “barn door shutters,” even if they aren’t very similar to most plantation shutters. What they do have in common with interior window shutters are a lasting look and style, and they can block a great deal of light to make your space much more comfortable.

Barn Doors Framing an Entertainment Center

Houston tv shutter barn door 
This is one of the more unique ways we’ve seen barn doors used. Barn doors can act as both a frame and cover to a wall-mounted flat screen tv or entertainment center. So you’re able to not only create a frame for your TV (just like a letterbox feature), but you can also hide the screen when you’re not using it to make your space a little more rustic.

Home Office Barn Doors

Houston home office barn door 
Barn doors are a unique mix of fun design, stylish looks, and usability, so they’re perfect in a Houston home office. Sunburst even offers barn doors with built-in mirrors, or with dry-erase boards for jotting down notes or planning.

Remember, just because that’s where you work doesn’t mean a home office has to be plain.

Barn Doors in Houston Commercial Spaces

Houston commercial barn door
 
Ok, so this isn’t a home, but it’s on this list because barn doors are fantastic in commercial spaces. Dividing off parts of a store or eatery, or as a barrier between a waiting room and conference rooms – classic barn doors exemplify the rustic chic trend that’s huge in commercial spaces.

Try Barn Doors For Yourself

To find out what a sliding barn door might look like in your space, come and get a free in-home consultation with Sunburst Shutters Houston. One of our experts will come out to your home with samples so you can comparison shop from the comfort of your own home. Just fill out the form below or call us at 713-853-9629 to get started!