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HIDE-A-WAY DOORS

Door Mechanics

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Swing Direction

WARNING: Not all door manufacturers

determine the swing of the door exactly the same. Avoid confusion and possible ordering mistakes by learning how we determine the swing directions.

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Pass-Through Clearance

Information: A bookcase door needs a certain about of space within its own frame in order to operate properly. The left over space is called "Pass-through clearance." Lear about pass-through clearances for both In & Out swing doors and the required distances from any adjacent walls. 

Framing Requirements

Information: Rough opening (RO) requirements for all doors we manufacture are similar to 

conventional doors. To learn more about framing or how to measure for your door please click on "More Information" below

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Terminology

Information: Learn about the anatomy and terminology of a door, for more information click below.

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Latching & Locking

Information: (photo to the left) is a mechanical latch supplied with all bookcase doors (excluded on mirror doors). This is attached after installation. (photo to the right) is a thumbprint opener. Locking systems for all doors are an upgradable option. To learn more about the two, please click "More Information" below.