What does your ideal home office deliver? More light? More peace and quiet? Or more privacy? With the right door, you can create your perfect workspace.
How to install a barn door
Barn doors offer a stylish and practical interior door solution to save space and give additional flexibility by defining new areas of the home while hiding others.
Congratulations on your new Masonite barn door kit! Masonite barn doors offer a stylish and practical interior door solution to save space and give additional flexibility by defining new areas of the home while hiding others. From modern to rustic, we hope you’ve found the perfect barn door for your home.
These barn door kits come with all the essential components needed to transform a traditional doorway into a sliding barn door system, combining style and functionality to achieve the look and feel you're aiming for. What’s better is that this installation can be completed in about 90 minutes.
See how others have transformed their room with Masonite barn doors.
If you have not already purchased your door, be sure to start with our measuring instructions to ensure you’re buying the right size door for your space.
Important notes about barn door installation
Read instructions fully before starting the installation process. Not following the installation instructions can cause the unit to work in an unsafe manner and cause injury. The barn door kit has been designed to work as a total system. Any modification to the door or the hardware will void the warranty and may cause the unit to work improperly.
The weight of the barn door requires two people during installation. Always wear appropriate personal protection equipment when using tools and follow manufacturer’s operating instructions.
How to install a Masonite barn door
There are three different types of hardware that come with Masonite barn door kits -- Straight Strap, Top Mount and V Strap.
Find the hardware type that comes with your barn door kit below and follow the appropriate instructions. For all barn door kits, you'll need:
- Tape measure
- Phillips screwdriver
- Cordless drill
- Drill bit (1/8", 1/4", 5/16", 3/8" and 3/16")
- Wrench (13mm, 16mm, 17mm)
- Stud finder
- Speed square
- Step ladder
- Adjustable wrench