Any ideas for how to cover the backs without weighing down the doors too much please?
Thanks in advance,
Great that you’re using the PAX to create a sliding door room divider for your space. They can end up looking absolutely fabulous, like the one pictured above.
Ideas to cover up back of PAX doors
I believe if you build a frame and mount the doors in front of them, you should not be able to see the fixings at the back.
What he did was to whip up 2 wooden frames and mounted them to the ceiling, walls and floor. He then mounted the PAX doors and tidied up the frame. Read more about thedesignguy’s sliding door room divider.
Other ways to cover up the fixings
Okay, if not keen on a full frame, then perhaps a pelmet to cover the top where the rails are?
If your space configuration allows it, you can also consider a barn door type of construction. If you choose the right barn door hardware, it becomes part of the decor and not at quite as horrid to sleep next to.
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