Replacing sliding closet doors with easy to open bifold doors allows full access to the closet space. Install the track along the top of the doorway. How To Install Commercial Carpet. This post details difficulty with shortening and adjusting a bi-fold door refitted after new carpet install. This video is about installing a bifold door. Add the floor brackets-press down on carpet. Level. Viewer will learn how to install bifold door.
Bifold doors come to the rescue in places where a conventional door would be in the way. If you plan to install carpet later, allow for the carpet by placing plywood shims under the floor brackets before attaching. Your bifold doors may have worked perfectly before you installed the new carpet, but thick carpet will rub against the bottoms of the doors and make them difficult to open and close. I need to install double bifold doors with the bottom anchors sitting on concrete slab. I just did a whole house with the bedrooms carpet on slab.
The carpet guys remove the doors and install the carpet,,,,,then whoever replaces the doors. I think the issue is really how to deal with the bottom mounting bracket for the bifold closet doors. Bifold doors are supported by pivot pins at the top and underside of the outermost doors. The lower pins fit into jamb brackets that attach at the floor and fac. I’ve installed a bi-fold closet door before with no trouble to speak of. In that installation, the ‘threshold’ was a ceramic tiled floor.
How To Install Bifold Closet Doors