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Old 12-25-2009, 11:18 PM   #1
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Hello,

I had to remove the laundry closet's Bifold doors to install new washer and drier. I am unable to use the bifold doors now as the new washer and drier's depth is more than the previous ones and the doors are scratching the washer and drier when I open them.

I am left with 5 inches of space and am looking for economic solutions (200-300$) to cover the closet opening. Not too keen on putting a curtain as I want something that will reduce the sound, and also I am afraid it might bring down the value of the house.

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Old 12-26-2009, 07:29 AM   #2
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Replace with sliding doors instead of the folding ones.

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Old 12-26-2009, 07:23 PM   #3
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Thanks, any idea where I can find affordable sliding doors? I checked out Ikea, but cant find any.
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Old 12-26-2009, 07:27 PM   #4
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I think what Bob was suggesting would be regular interior door slabs-hung on a sliding track.
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move the track/door further out in opening if doable
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Old 12-26-2009, 07:36 PM   #6
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home depot or lowes or a lumber yard will carry them. Cost is about $49
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Be aware the manufacturer's requirements if a gas appliance for combustible air supply through doors in a closet.
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Old 12-27-2009, 06:32 AM   #8
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The replacement sliding door set I am referring to is louvered doors.
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if you have 5" of depth left what is the problem with moving the tracks out if they are only scraping. am i missing something here?

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