FAQ about Bypass Barn Doors

Wednesday April 8th, 2020

Here at Artisan Hardware, we have 3 different options for barn doors. A standard single barn door, double barn doors and bypass barn doors. So many people love the idea of a double barn door, but simply do not have the wall space for it. That’s where the bypass barn door system steps in. Bypass barn doors allow you to enjoy the look of a double door without taking up too much space. This style gets lots of questions. For your convenience, we’ve gathered up some of our FAQ about bypass barn doors!
What is a Bypass System?
The bypass barn door system allows two doors to seamlessly slide past each other. The track is only as long as the doorway opening. The doors can be pushed from either direction to allow you access to what is on the other side.

Where do Customers use a Bypass Barn Door in Their Home?
Bedrooms are a very popular spot for a bypass barn door. People often use them as closet doors. Bypass Barn Doors provide a sleek unique option. These doors are also popular in kitchens. They make fantastic pantry doors!

What Kind of Doors can I use For my Bypass Barn Door System?

Any of our barn doors can be used with the bypass barn door system. We have plenty of barn door styles to choose from. We’re sure you’ll find something that will fulfill your bypass barn door needs.

Can you Still use a Barn Door Pull on a Bypass Barn Door?
We suggest using a flush pull so that the doors can easily slide one over the other. We also suggest adding your flush pull before you install your doors. This will make things easier in the long run.

If you want that double barn door look, but don’t have the space for a long track, look no further than a bypass barn door! Check out our bypass barn door system here and our barn door collection here.

If you have any additional questions, reach out to our service team! They would love to help.


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