Closet Doors FAQ’s

What is a Closet Door?

A Closet Door is used to cover or divide a space. Closet Doors are available as a Bypass, Bi-Fold and/or Room Divider system.

Closet Doors are commonly installed on wardrobe closets, walk-in closets, linen closets, coat closets, broom closets, utility closets and in laundry rooms, bathrooms, bedrooms and kitchens. Closet Doors are also used as a room divider for family rooms, living rooms, bedrooms and offices.

Please note that not all design options below are available in every style.

What Track Configurations are available?

Closet Doors are available in either a Bypass or Bi-Fold application.
Bypass Track Configurations are available in a Single Track, Double Track, Triple Track or Quad Track.

Bi-Fold Track Configurations are only available in a Single Track.
Room Dividers are available in any of the Bypass or Bi-Fold configurations noted above.

What Panel Configurations are available?

Closet Doors are available in either a Bypass or Bi-Fold application.
Bypass Panel Configurations are available in One, Two, Three, Four, Five, Six, Seven or Eight Panels.

Bi-Fold Panel Configurations are available in Two or Four Panels.
Room Dividers are available in any of the Bypass or Bi-Fold configurations noted above.

What Closet Door Materials are available?

Bypass Closet Doors
Available in Aluminum, Composite Wood, Steel and Wood.

Bi-Fold Closet Doors
Available in Aluminum, Composite Wood and Wood.

Room Dividers
Available in Aluminum, Composite Wood, Steel and Wood.

Please refer to our Bypass Features or Bi-Fold Features section for further details.

What is an Aluminum Closet Door?

Aluminum Closet Doors are built from an extruded aluminum frame that is lightweight but durable. Aluminum frames are available in numerous colors to compliment your home. Aluminum Closet Doors combine an extruded aluminum frame with an insert of your choice. The insert can range from a mirror, frosted glass, white laminated glass, painted glass, glazed vinyl hardboard or anyone of our other numerous options available. Aluminum Closet Doors are by far our best-selling closet doors.

Please refer to our Bypass Features or Bi-Fold Features section for further details.

What are Composite Wood Closet Doors?

Composite Wood Closet Doors are available in a Hollow Core, Solid Core or Ovation door.  Also known as Molded Panels, they look identical to each other but yet are structurally different, closet doors faq’s.

Hollow Core Closet Doors
They feel light-weight and almost insubstantial in your hand. Hollow Core Doors are not truly hollow. Sandwiched between a thin plywood exterior is a thick and rigid cellular honeycomb cardboard. The cardboard is used to hold the plywood together and to act as a minor sound block.

Solid Core Closet Doors
A Solid Core Closet Door is roughly twice the weight of a Hollow Core Door. Solid Core doors are even heavier than solid wood doors because composite wood is an extremely dense material. Sandwiched between a thin plywood exterior is a solid particleboard material for a heavy feel.

Ovation Closet Doors
An upgrade to the Solid Core door would be the Ovation Door that is crafted from components made of medium density fiberboard. This uniquely layered construction offers over 140 standard designs plus custom design flexibility.

Composite Wood Closet Doors come standard as a factory primed panel or with a flush stained skin. All of these closet doors are perfect for painting to the color of your choice.

A Hollow, Solid Core or Ovation panel can be custom built to one of the numerous designs and texture of your choice. Designs range from Colonial, Rockport, Santa Fe, Camden, Continental or any one of our other design options.

Please refer to our Bypass Features or Bi-Fold Features section for further details.

What is a Steel Closet Door?

Steel Closet Doors are built from a steel (strong alloy of iron and carbon) frame that is heavier but slightly more affordable than an aluminum frame. Steel frames are available in a handful of colors to compliment your home.

Steel Closet Doors combine a steel frame with a Mirror or Vinyl Hardboard insert. Steel frames are not available for Bi-Fold Closet Doors.

Please refer to our Bypass Features or Bi-Fold Features section for further details.

What are Wood Closet Doors?

Wood Closet Doors are available in many different species of wood.  Wood Closet Door designs include but are not limited to Molded Panels, Louvered and Raised Panel. Glass Inserts are also available and the most common include Mirror, Painted Glass and Frosted Glass.

The finish for Wood Closet Doors is available in either an unfinished wood, factory primed wood or one of the many factory applied stain finishes. It is not possible to guarantee an exact match in finish between two pieces of wood, even though identical finishing processes are applied due to the natural characteristics in color and grain.

Certain panels are available in a texture while other panels are only available in a smooth finish.

Please refer to our Bypass Features or Bi-Fold Features section for further details.

What Glass Options are available?

The Glass Options for Closet Doors is extensive. The most common Glass inserts include Mirror, Frosted Glass, White Laminated Glass and Painted Glass.

Please refer to our Bypass Features or Bi-Fold Features section for further details.

What Design Options are available?

The Design Options for Closet Doors is extensive. The most common Design Options include Molded Panels, Louvered Panels, Raised Panels, Beveling, Dividers, a Magnetic Chalkboard, a Magnetic Dry Erase Board and a Vinyl Hardboard.

Please refer to our Bypass Features or Bi-Fold Features section for further details.

What is the Lead Time for Closet Doors?

The Closet Door lead time varies depending on the materials below.

Aluminum Closet Doors come with a standard lead time of 2-4 weeks depending on the style.

Composite Wood Closet Doors come with a standard lead time of 3-4 weeks depending on the style.

Steel Closet Doors come with a standard lead time of 2 weeks.

Ovation Closet Doors come with a standard lead time of 8-9 weeks.

Wood Closet Doors come with a standard lead time of 2-9 weeks depending on the style.

What are the Standard Closet Door Colors?

Closet Door Colors vary by material.

Please refer to our Bypass Features or Bi-Fold Features section for further details.

Are Custom Color Painted Closet Doors available?

Yes. Custom Color Painted Closet Doors are available for an additional charge.

Please refer to our Bypass Features or Bi-Fold Features section for further details.

What if my Opening Space is Not Square?

You may find that the opening in which the closet door is to be installed is not square. If this is the case, it will be necessary to bring it in line before the Closet Doors are installed. Installing Closet Doors in an out of square opening will result in a subpar installation and appearance.

Squaring up a Closet Door opening is accomplished by adding a left and right side jambs and then leveling the jambs until perfectly even in width. It is not uncommon to have to add a jamb to the top of the opening as well to bring the opening height in square.

What are Closet Door Bypass Finger Pulls?

A Finger Pull is a recessed circular pull handle for Bypass Closet Doors. Finger Pulls are available in Black, Dull Silver, Gold, Oil Rubbed Bronze, Polished Chrome and White.

What if I don’t see what I’m looking for on your site?

Our website is just a sampling of what is commonly ordered. Every Closet Door is custom built and can be designed as so. If you can imagine it, chances are that we can build it for you.

How do I Maintain my Closet Doors?

Please refer to our Maintenance Section for the Closet Door Maintenance details.

What is the Closet Door Warranty?

Please refer to our Warranty Section for the Closet Door Warranty details.