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Office Doors and Corner Doors

OFFICE BARN DOORS: Nov 21, 2022   If you are looking for a unique way to add some extra flair to your office, consider adding corner barn doors. This type of door is becoming increasingly popular in office design, and for good reason. Corner barn doors can add both style and function to your space,… Continue Reading →

What to look for when buying a Barn Door

If you “Google” barn doors you will get a lengthy list of companies from big box stores to shopping sites like Wayfair and Amazon. So how do you choose and what should you look for? And what should concern you? For starters, if you see a price that is too good to be true, it’s… Continue Reading →

LOCKING A BARN DOOR

  Can you lock a barn door? The answer is definitely “YES”.  But plan ahead a little.  Do you want to lock a single door to its jamb or are you planning on double barn doors with a lock. Do you want to lock from the inside only or from the outside?  Do you want… Continue Reading →

WARNING: DON’T BUY A BARN DOOR TWICE

So once again we have a client who needs a replacement door.  Why?  the first door they bought was built from incorrect materials.  Now some of these (usually smaller doors) will be ok.  But the likelihood of a problem increases with the size of the door.  We do this every day and know how to… Continue Reading →

Protruded Door Way Solution

After installing thousands of doors we have pretty much seen every situation. Attached are some pictures to show how to do a barn door on a protruded wall. True there are some that it is not possible but others just need some creativity. See some images below where a door was installed on a brick… Continue Reading →

Just Another Warped Door

So once again we have a client who needs a replacement.  Why?  the first door they bought was from a “friend” or whomever.  Now some of these (only small doors) will be ok.  But the likelihood of a problem increases with the size of the door.  Sure we have seen some pretty good jobs that… Continue Reading →

What is the Back of our Doors

So we do many types of doors with two primary build types. Our “Rustic” and “Semi-rustic”. The back of our Rustic is flat as seen in this image Semi Rustic usually have a pattern on the front and back see the images

Another bit about Reclaimed Wood

So we often get asked about reclaimed wood. We have written before about this but have some pictures of what is pretty typical of reclaimed. In a previous blog we talked about bugs, but here is a production issue. Many barns have things hanging in them over the years – rakes, tools, etc. And these… Continue Reading →

psssst want quiet?

ALL Tennessee Barn Doors include “quiet track”. We add a track to the bottom door groove that eliminates the “rubbing sound” other doors have. Yup, just another innovation from Tennessee Barn Doors.

Installing – “What studs…”

So we install 1000’s of doors. We get pretty good at it. So for our clients that are out of town who have local contractors (and some do-it-yourselfers) here is the how to do it. We supply a 1″x3″ board that is the same length as the track. We make this board at the time… Continue Reading →

Measuring for a Door

So you may have looked at our how to measure tab. Well it shows the “how” but here is the “why” . We almost always build our doors slightly wider than the trim that is currently around your opening. We also build the door slightly taller than the trim. This is because our doors are… Continue Reading →

Not Average Stuff for Average People

Wanna know something? Selling average stuff for average people is getting ever more difficult. If that’s all you’ve got, get something else. Pretty true statement. That’s why we sell incredible custom doors for incredibly great clients. We love working with our clients and achieving a level of beauty and functionality that exceeds their expectations. We… Continue Reading →

You get what you pay for.

Sure, everyone knows the saying in the title and throughout my entire consumer experience, I have found that it is true. When it comes to barn doors there are a lot of options on the market. If you headed to your local home depot you could probably buy one today. However, that’s what I am… Continue Reading →

Knowledge is Worth a Lot

Question? What makes a rolling door worthy of the Tennessee Barn door logo? Answer: One that will last (with a guarantee) and you CAN’T get that anywhere else. We pride ourselves on our beautiful doors and our solid guarantee. So really, why concern your self with a door guarantee. Heck, it’s not a car or… Continue Reading →

Why choose TNBarnDoors

Why choose us and not the other guy? This is a question every business hopes to answer. However our team at Tennessee Barn Doors knows that we are the best choice when it comes to putting a barn door up that will become a Tennessee Icon in your space. We begin by sourcing our wood… Continue Reading →