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Pocket doors: the basics

Installing a door that slides back into the wall cavity is an efficient alternative to traditional swinging units; here’s how they could save you space in your home

Hinged doors are a long-standing staple for most properties, but many homeowners are recognising the practical, aesthetic and space-saving capabilities of pocket units. The main boon is that you won’t need to provide any room for a door to be swung open, as pocket designs subtly slide back into in the adjacent wall.

This detail of a Slide Systems’ door shows how a pocket unit fits into the wall, protected by dust brushes and rubber seals
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The August edition of Build It magazine brings you all the inspiration & practical advice you need to complete your home building project on time and on budget, including: • A stunning self-build on a countryside plot (page 20) • 10 way to maximise light and space (page 62) • 7 lightweight cladding options (page 67) • Find out whether triple glazing makes sense (page 79) • How to rewire a period property (page 119) • Discover how to find land with real potential (page 123) … and more!
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