The Pocket door frame kit for sliding doors is a simple way to increase available space in many domestic applications, particularly dining rooms, en-suite bathrooms, cloakrooms and doors into kitchens. A sliding pocket door kit conceals the door in the wall cavity.
Size Matters - Some kits like Optimo are suitable only for specific standard door sizes, while others like Henderson, Coburn and Portman are more flexible. The Henderson PDK3 for instamce is suitable for doors up to 1981 mm high and up to 762 mm wide, All systems also have a mximum door panel weight - which should not be exceeded.
Ease of Fitting -While all builders and carpenters will have their own opinion, watch our fitting videos and instructions for more information. it is generally considered thet the Optimo and Scrigno are the easiest to fit.
Optimo Rever Sliding Pocket Door Frame Kit Quick, easy installation, under 30 minutes. Adjustable wall thickness 120-125 mm.
The Henderson Pocket Door Kit is ideally suited to applications where space is at a premium such as toilets, bathrooms and kitchens. KIt includes track, fittings, handles and framework for assembley of door pocket.
The Coburn Hideaway pocket door kit comprises both the track and fittings and the aluminium pocket frame on to which plasterboard is attached. Steel-wrapped studs, nailed to the pre-assembled header, give maximum rigidity and restrict accidental nail penetration.
The Portman Pocket Door System is also a cassette system designed and produced in the UK
Pocket doors can also be constructed using wood frames and straight sliding door gear from our Straight Sliding Top Hung section
BUILDING REGULATIONS - APPROVED DOCUMENT PART M The NHBC has confirmed that a door system such as HIDEAWAY Pocket Door provides a compliant means of access for toilets and bathrooms under Approved Document M of the Building Regulations