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Old 03-31-2012, 10:15 AM   #1
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Installing folding doors on concrete, will be carpeted.


I should probably allow room for carpet, so i am thinking of installing some wood blocks to set the bottom pivot points on. Should i use hardwood? Trim and doors are oak. How high? 1/"2? Would adhesive be good enough or do i have to drill anchors? Thanks?

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Installing folding doors on concrete, will be carpeted.


Wood blocks, yes, but use plywood. Naturasl wood tends to split too easily. Probably easier to do after the carpet is installed. Then you know exactly how much clearance is needed.

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Installing folding doors on concrete, will be carpeted.


There is a high quality bifold door hardware available that mounts to the jamb only---no floor blocks needed--very strong--sorry but I don't recall the brand off hand.

carpet and pad thickness vary a lot---and 1/2" above the carpet is needed---so gap to floor may end up 1" to 1 1/4"---Mike---
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