8 Stylish Uses for Sliding Barn Doors in Indianapolis Homes

Bill Burke

Sliding barn doors are making a big comeback in Indianapolis home decor. In fact, sliding barn doors have been one of the biggest home design trends of 2018. Maybe sliding barn doors have come back in a big way due to their versatility – they can go almost anywhere in your house!

Here are a few of our favorite spots to use sliding barn doors in Indianapolis homes.

Sliding Barn Doors in Master Bathrooms

Indianapolis bathroom barn door

Using a sliding barn door as the doorway between the master bedroom and bathroom is our favorite way to use them. Not only does it make your bathroom feel much cozier, but it lets you utilize space in ways that other doors don’t. When you open a standard door, it takes up space in either the the bathroom or the bedroom – barn doors slide directly next to the wall and give you plenty of space.

Sliding Barn Doors as Closet Doors

Indianapolis barn door closet
 
Like with bathroom doors, barn doors let you have tons of extra space when used as a closet door. That makes them a wonderful choice for a closet in a common area like a hallway or the foyer. In addition, these closets are a great place for sliding barn doors, since they’re typically in rooms where you’ll have guests so you can show it off.

Sliding Barn Doors as Room Dividers

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Who says barn doors always have to occupy the same places as normal doors? Wide sliding barn doors can help separate one of your roms into smaller spaces to create a little more private mood in your Indianapolis home.

Sliding Barn Doors as a Modern Door Replacement

Indianapolis modern kitchen barn door
 
In Indianapolis apartments or townhomes, sliding barn doors are appearing more as these kinds of housing embrace modern interior fashion. With a sliding barn door in your space, your space will feel less confined and segmented. In their own small way, barn doors can help you get the best of both worlds of a house and a condo.

Sliding Barn Doors as a Window Treatment

Indianapolis barn door shutters on window
 
We usually refer to barn doors on windows as “barn door shutters,” though they aren’t very similar to traditional plantation shutters. What they do have in common with interior window shutters are an enduring look and style, and they block a lot of outside light to make your space much more comfortable.

Sliding Barn Doors Framing an Entertainment Center

Indianapolis tv shutter barn door 
This is actually one of the most unique barn door installations we’ve done. Barn doors can be a frame and a cover for a tv on your wall. So you’re able to not only create a frame for the TV (just like a letterbox feature), but you can also cover the TV when it’s not in use to make your space a little more rustic.

Home Office Sliding Barn Doors

Indianapolis home office barn door 
Barn doors are a unique blend of fun design, stunning looks, and practicality, so they’re perfect in a Indianapolis home office. We even offer barn doors with inlaid mirrors, or with whiteboards for scrawling down notes or planning.

Keep in mind, just because that’s where you work doesn’t mean a home office has to be boring.

Sliding Barn Doors in Indianapolis Commercial Spaces

Indianapolis commercial barn door
 
All right, so this isn’t a spot in the home, but we’re mentioning it because barn doors look downright awesome in commercial spaces. Dividing off parts of an office or eatery, or as a barrier between a waiting room and conference rooms – interior barn doors exemplify the rustic chic trend that’s emerged in commercial spaces.

Try Sliding Barn Doors For Yourself

To find out what a sliding barn door could look like in your house, come and get a free estimate with Sunburst Shutters Indianapolis. One of our reps will come directly to your home with barn door samples so you can compare from the comfort of your own home. Just use the form below or give us a call at 317-558-9066 to get started!