​5 Things You Need to Know About Swinging Doors

​5 Things You Need to Know About Swinging Doors

Posted by Amanda On 24th Feb 2022

5 Things You Need to Know About Swinging Doors

Swinging Doors come in a variety of styles, sizes, and finish options. This new “trend” will allow your doors to speak and swing for themselves. Swinging doors will add some flair as well as function to your door opening. Saloon doors are great options for narrow, wide, awkward, or normal openings. These saloon style doors are great for bathrooms, laundry rooms, bedrooms, kitchen, or flex space. There are endless possibilities for a stylish or funky swinging door.

1. Function of Swinging Doors

These double swinging doors use double action hardware in an opening. These doors can function will ease in any space. Saloon doors need to be attached to stud or trim boards, but no traditional door jamb is required. The ease of use and installation make saloon doors great options for your next door project.

2. Ease of Use

Do you have a door that is never closed? Having Swinging doors will allow the doors to swing back and forth to the center closed position. These swinging doors can be installed in laundry rooms, bathrooms, kitchens, pantries, etc. The doors will allow you to walk thru and then the door will swing back to close. Several hinge options also allow for a hold open feature at 90 degrees. These hinges will ensure that the doors are closed and can help to add privacy or conceal prep spaces. The gravity hinge offers a soft gentle swing that is perfect for residential or commercial applications.

3. Unlimited Design Options

Saloon doors no longer look like you are walking into a western saloon. These swinging doors can have glass panels, shaker panels, raised panels, etc. Maybe you will match your current door design or go for a unique door design. Swinging Café Doors offers over 80 swinging doors designs, these designs can be further customized by wood species, door width, door height, and hardware options. The doors will be a perfect fit for your opening and style. Our door style can also be combined in a custom quote to ensure the perfect design is possible. Whether you are picking a full-length swinging door or a saloon style swinging door, we can help you design the perfect doors.

4. Custom Made for Your Door Opening

Swinging doors are installed into an existing door jamb, a new door jamb, or a hallway or untraditional opening. Since these openings are not pre-construction sizes, offering custom size swinging doors to ensure the best fit. We recommend that doors be installed into wood if possible, adding trim boards can help in non-traditional openings. To ensure a perfect fit we would recommend measuring at the top, middle, and bottom. The doors will be made to the smallest of the measurements to ensure they fit and can swing back and forth.

5. Simple Easy Installation

Swinging Café Doors helps to design the doors, build the doors, and prep the doors for installation. Swinging doors can be installed into your current opening, no construction, no full jamb required. Once the doors have arrived you can review the instruction and any video to help with installation. With swinging hardware, alignment is one of the most important factors when installing the doors. Once the doors are aligned and installed you can start enjoying your new doors.

Learn more about the total swinging door experience from Swinging Café Doors. We are experts with double action hinges and swinging doors. Let us help you have the best swinging doors possible.