Category Archives: Sliding Doors

How Big Can You Make A Sliding Door?

The natural question when designing a large sliding door or movable wall system is how large can I make it? There are many considerations when designing a very large oversize sliding door, including:

  • Total weight of the movable wall system
  • Sound deadening qualities of the panel
  • Will your door warp
  • How easy is the door to operate / do I need special equipment or hardware to allow the door to function?

Modern Doors for Sale Moving Wall Systems

Here at Modern Doors, we are proud to sell a patented lightweight, high strength honeycomb core. This core is ideal for large moving wall systems / very large sliding doors.  Because of the unique qualities of our door panels, clients of save significantly on the price of operating equipment and hardware.

Some contractors think that the best way to build a large sliding door is to essentially frame a wall and move it. Unlike that basic approach, our high precision core is much lighter and very rigid. We can guarantee the structural integrity of our designs for 50 years, an unprecedented length of time in the industry.

Moving Walls in Architecture

When you spec a moving wall system or large sliding door, you want the freedom to choose the style of your choice. With our one of a kind door core technology, we are able to supply doors with skins of any variety you can desire. Paint grade, natural wood of almost any variety, steel (cold and hot rolled), aluminum, chalk board, white board, magnetic — your dream is our canvas.

Moving Walls in High-End Houses

It may be the case that you are designing a door or movable wall for a project where quality is the only concern. Then why not give your client the best?

All you need do is try our product once and you will be hooked. Our cores are so light yet strong you won’t believe it is possible until you hold it in your hand. The sound and thermal insulation inherent in our panels are second to none.

Once you feel that door slide in your hands, and know that it comes with a 50 year guarantee, you will know that your Modern Doors for Sale movable wall system is worth every penny spent.

 

Movable Walls Shipped in Pieces

Just because you want your door to act like a wall doesn’t mean you should build it like a wall!

When you buy a movable wall or oversize sliding door from Modern Doors for Sale, we have the ability to ship your door in sections. This allows you to save in production and shipping costs. Once you receive the doors on site, you join them quickly with the included splines to complete your modern door. The completed door will be strong / light enough to tip it over on the floor without any damage. The air will cushion the fall of the door!

DIY Moving Wall

If you think making a movable wall at high quality is a Do-It-Yourself project, then think again. Our patented core material requires 0.007″ tolerances to achieve the level of quality and performance that we boost about our product. Traditional framing may be fine for stationary houses, but when building a moving door you need to employ other technology.

Our “honeycomb” core material is inspired by aerospace technology, and is designed from the ground up to be light, strong, resilient, and precise.

How Can We Help You?

Use our contact form and let us know how we can help your project today.

10 x 10 Non-warping Large Wood Sliding Barn Doors

Upscale restaurant in Bellevue, Washington seeks the aide of Modern Doors for Sale to solve separation problems with architectural acoustic sliding door room dividers between bar/lounge and dining areas.

“We need 4 oversized 10×10 architectural acoustic sliding doors featuring reclaimed wood for our rustic appearance that will not to warp.”

The Modern Doors for Sale premium design team joins forces with the architects to deliver a light weight high performance solution that is sound deadening and stronger than steel (660 PSI) pound for pound.

10 x 10 non warping large wood sliding barn doors 50 year guarantee

The acoustical characteristics required by the client were accomplished by using urethane foam to fill the torsion box core in these 3 inch thick sliding barn doors. The nature of the patented torsion box/foam composite core results in a high precision (+/- .006 inch) door core that provides a non warping substrate for attaching the distressed reclaimed cedar planks. Left to themselves, the cedar planks would move periodically compromising the sliding door.

In these 10 ft. x 10 ft. x 3 in. rustic acoustical sliding room dividers an additional composite later of aluminum was specified to achieve the desired non-warping performance standards thereby enabling the team to create large true flat reclaimed cedar acoustical sliding doors that are guaranteed not to warp, bend, twist or otherwise fail for 50 years.

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See architectural specifications and drawings at Contemporary Architecture and Design.

Matching White Oak Large Sliding Doors

Modern Doors for Sale services demanding clients all over the world. You might be surprised that most of our modern door solutions find their homes in New York City.

This inquiry for matching white oak sound deadening doors came from a condominium’s penthouse owner in NYC. The design team sought out our custom design solutions team for a high performance solution.

“We need an architectural acoustical sliding door solution for a pair of white oak wood doors over 7 feet with high performance standards.”

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Matching white oak large sliding doors 7 ft x 5 ft x 2 in non warping insulated doorThe dimensions of these doors are 8 ft. x 7 ft. x 1 7/8 inches + 7.3 ft. x 5 ft. x 1 7/8 inches with solid white oak plank surfaces.

When a door is over 7 feet, especially if it is made of wood, you will have problems with wood warping. That’s where our premium large door composite design team comes in. We have made 37 foot sliding doors that were delivered flat, are still flat and will not warp, rot or otherwise fail for 50 years – guaranteed.

Plus, our clients save on hardware because our modern door solutions weigh a fraction of the weight of other solid core doors reducing not only the cost of the hardware but also the cost of installation and maintenance costs over time due to less stress and strain on the structure and no-fail characteristics.

The result exceeded the expectations of the New York penthouse owner.

Let us surprise you at what we can achieve with our Eco-friendly lightweight modern door solutions that are stronger than steel (660 PSI) pound for pound.

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See architectural specifications and drawings at Contemporary Architecture and Design.

15 ft. x 9 ft. Wood Double Sliding Door

The architect and designer of this door opening presented Modern Doors for Sale with the following considerations:

“We want an insulated wood sliding door solution for our 15 x 9 door opening that includes an operable 4 foot sliding pass thru door. Primary concerns include room division for separation and insulation for temperature control and interior protection. 50 year non-warping guarantee would also be nice.”

This is the kind of project that we excel at; our premium large door composite consultants love working with our clients to make their modern door dreams come true.

15 ft x 9 ft wood double sliding doors insulated large room dividers

15 ft x 9 ft wood double sliding doors non warping insulated large oversizeThe design team was able to agree on a design and surface material solution that you see in these photos. The resulting doors included one 15 ft. x 9 ft. x 1.5 inch sliding pocket door and a matching opposing 4 ft. x 9 ft. x 1.5 inch sliding pocket door.

Urethane foam was used to reach an insulation value of R9.75 for this large sliding door solution.

The client also saved over $1000 in hardware that would have been required for any other heavier door solution. The Modern Doors for Sale approach to lightweight and high strength shines in this project.

Let us help you with your large sliding door concerns while we give you the performance that you want at a fraction of the weight in high strength and precision that you couldn’t get elsewhere, plus we’ll guarantee your Modern Doors for Sale solution to be straight and true and not to warp, bend, twist, rot or otherwise fail for 50 years.

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See architectural specifications and drawings at Contemporary Architecture and Design.

Modular Large Sliding Doors

Always enthusiastic about solving the challenges associated with large doors for architects, designers and contractors all over the world, Modern Doors for Sale introduces our latest solution addressing the issues associated with the deliverability of large oversized sliding doors of immense size.

Certainly large doors are expensive to accommodate at every level of handling due to their massive size and dimensions. Big doors are hard to make, move, package, ship, load, unload, maneuver throughout the job site, finish and install; creating frustration at every phase along the way.

Large modular sliding doors lighweight high strength assemble on site high precisionThat is, until now.

Modern Doors for Sale has created a lighter weight alternative for building large doors that results in a door that is super strong and can be perfectly straight. Our certified true flat big doors can be not only guaranteed to be flat, but to remain flat – that means NO bending, warping, twisting, cupping or otherwise failing – for 50 years!

Our latest development addresses the transfer of your large door from our factory in Washington state, to your job site located anywhere in the world. The expense of delivery of the door to your location can be extremely costly (and may even be impossible, except for to and from military installations due to their non-traditional transfer methods).

What is the newest development in large sliding door delivery; the invention of the perfectly straight:

MODULAR LARGE SLIDING DOOR

Modular large sliding doors 20 modular pieces 45 ft x 16 ft large slding doorNow we can create a true flat 50 ft. wide sliding door (that would be impossible to ship by standard methods) that is modular, making it much more cost effective to ship to your location.

That means that we build your large sliding door in our factory, and we design it to be disassembled at our plant for shipping in several “modular” sections for easy (traditional) shipping from us to you. When your door arrives, you simply offload the crate of modular door section and re-assemble on site at the location for installation.

Much easier to transfer, ship and manage throughout the entire process without compromising the performance of your large doors.

Contact us to find out why so many of the best architects, designers, contractors, millworks and the military trust Modern Doors for sale for all their large high precision sliding doors that thanks to our new modular design can be enjoyed by all of our friends in the door business.

Sliding Doors

Large sliding doors barn doors and hardware sliding door dividersSliding doors are increasingly making an impact on the architectural design of industrial, commercial and residential projects. You will find the sliding door appearing in designs in places where you may have previously seen more traditional out-swing doors. The aesthetics are increased due to the elegance of the sliding door as in most cases the door remains in full view whether it is an open door or a closed door, unless it is and invisible door when it is in the open position by hiding the sliding door deep inside a wall, like a sliding pocket door.

Sound Deadening Sliding Doors

One of the most popular requests that we see in the area of architectural sliding doors is for an insulated sliding door core material that is sound dampening in nature. Deep within the heart of every sliding door manufactured by Modern Doors for Sale, is our secret ingredient; an insulated torsion box solid core base that is not only sound deadening but also offers an insulation value of R6.5 per inch.

Our sound deadening sliding doors offer added privacy and security between spaces, that are used for room separation and can be configured as traditional sliding doors, sliding barn doors, sliding pocket doors, sliding bypass doors, sliding room dividers, floor to ceiling sliding doors, sliding door dividers and even sound proof sliding doors.

Sliding Barn Doors and Hardware

Sliding doors barn doors and hardware wood sliding barn doorAnother trend in sliding door design that is gaining traction in the interior design venue is the sliding barn door. Barn door interior sliding doors look just like they sound, like barn doors (the type and style that you might see hanging in front of the opening of a barn) though the appearance may be more refined to include more contemporary barn door or modern barn door designs.

And sliding barn doors are not just for room separation, we are seeing them in barn door closet designs. You can add a new interior design element to a room by integrating barn door closet sliding doors.

Sliding barn door hardware is a fashion statement in itself and part of the visual appeal of the overall sliding barn door design. Sliding barn doors manufactured to Modern Doors for Sale specifications weigh a fraction of the weight of other traditional sliding doors saving you a tremendous amount of money on sliding barn door hardware which is based on the weight of the door; the heavier the door the more expensive the barn door sliding hardware.

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Some of the most popular wood species that we see requests for modern doors for sale sliding doors include, Acacia, Alder, Ash, Birch, Cedar, Cherry, Cypress, Fir, Hemlock, Knotty Pine, Mahogany, Maple, Oak, Sapele, Teak and Walnut. Our wood sliding doors are available to you in any known (and available) wood species known, including rare and exotic natural woods to help make your wood sliding door dreams come true.

Custom Sliding Doors

As the popularity of sliding doors increases, so do the design characteristics sought out by clients and their artistic/visionary designers. Sliding doors are not just made out of wood anymore. Modern Doors for Sale sliding doors can be made out of any flat building material, like aluminum, brick, concrete, fiberglass or FRP, glass, HPL, Kevlar, LVL, metal, plastic, stainless steel, etc…

Not only can your sliding door host any door skin (exterior surface) material, but custom lite cut outs, window openings or door shapes can easily be CNC cut to meet your ideas and/or specs.

Due to the lighter weight of Modern Doors for Sale sliding doors, you can create a sliding door that might be enormous in size and still weigh less than a traditional solid core sliding door, so feel free to let loose your inner artistic designer.

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Never before have architects and designers been able to build sliding doors that are so large, yet high precision and lightweight. Our Eco-friendly sliding doors can be made to be true flat – and to stay flat – for 50 years, GUARANTEED.

That’s right; once you’ve worked with our large sliding door team you can rest assured that your custom certified large sliding door will not warp, bend, twist or otherwise fail for a full 50 years.

We can build large single piece large sliding doors or modular large sliding doors that can be shipped more conveniently and assembled on-site and still remain perfectly flat. We give you the power to create the large sliding door that you want any way that you want it while meeting (or exceeding) your expectations.

Outdoor Sliding Doors

Aluminum sliding doors quality doors sliding door insulation refrigerationOur insulated exterior sliding doors can be designed to take whatever their designed for and function requires. Use to keep the cold out, keep the heat in, or vice versa. Create Eco-friendly outdoor sliding doors that are bulletproof, extreme weather-proof, soundproof or watertight. You can make your exterior sliding door hurricane proof, tornado proof or design it for use in less than 100 degree temperatures or over 100 degrees without compromising performance over the 50 years guaranteed.

While those examples might appear to be extreme, it simply expresses the competence of our sliding door composite design staff to create and deliver the best sliding door components to achieve the results that you desire. That’s why we can be found beneath the sea (US Navy) in outer space (NASA) and anywhere in between.

Quality Doors

While exploring the wide variety of sliding door idea that you become aware of or are created from your imagination, you know that your Modern Doors for Sale can be:

  • Modern sliding doors for sale sound deadening window glassHigh precision
  • Non-warping
  • Lightweight
  • High strength
  • Insulated
  • Made of any material
  • Any shape, style, size
  • Eco-friendly
  • Guaranteed for 50 years

As well as imbued with any characteristics you or your team deems are necessary for your complete satisfaction.

Feel free to contact us to get your free non-warping sliding door consultation.