Choosing the wrong size barn door is one of the most commonly made mistakes during a barn door installation. Size of doorway, clearance around doorway and hardware kit configuration are just a few factors that could determine the correct size for your particular barn door installation. Follow these simple steps to ensure that you have the correct door size for your opening.
Measure the Height of the Doorway
Starting at the lowest point on your floor (if it is uneven) measure the distance from the finished floor to the inside of the frame at the top of your doorway. That distance will tell you the minimum height of your door
Measure the Width of the Doorway
Starting on one side of the doorway, measure the width of the opening from inside frame on one side to inside frame on the other side. This measurement will be used in determining the ideal width of your doors.