Compartment doors to the dressing room

Wardrobe or dressing room?

The need for careful and accurate storage of things is very important for all housewives, without exception. What to choose - a large closet or a comfortable dressing room - is of paramount importance.

When things are few, a large and roomy wardrobe may well fit. If space permits and things that require safe storage have accumulated enough, it is better to give preference to a dressing room. To do this, you can choose a part of the longest wall. Things collected in one place, it is more convenient to look for. In addition, in the spacious dressing room they will not be so crumpled as in the closet. Moreover, in the dressing room you can successfully place additional shelves for shoes and drawers for accessories.

The only thing that should be considered is the installation of wardrobe, like structures in the wall, the edges of which are covered with plasterboard, it is better to do during the repair of the entire room.

Which door to prefer?

Properly equipped dressing room allows not only to significantly save the space of an apartment or house, but also to emphasize the overall interior of the room. The inner filling of the dressing room can be different, based on the personal preferences of each, but it is worth taking a closer look at the choice of the outer door. The door to the dressing room should be selected according to the style of the room, then it will not only harmoniously fit into the interior, but also add to the space conciseness and chic.

Depending on the sliding mechanism, there are the following types of doors for a dressing room:

  1. Compartment Doors
  2. Doors in the style of "Techno"
  3. Folding doors-books
  4. Doors with accordion mechanism
  5. Doors penny type
  6. Doors with rotary mechanism.
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The door to the dressing room is selected based on taste preferences and the presence of unused space.

For example, techno doors are a classic version of wardrobe doors. Doors with the “book” mechanism can be made in the same style as the doors to the room, only additional space, free from furniture, is needed for their opening.Doors-accordion - an interesting model, but not very comfortable with constant use. Modern doors-case difficult to install, as they require additional niches in the wall for the door leaf, but at the same time perfectly save space. Light and versatile roto doors have good technical characteristics, but due to the high cost, not everyone can afford such doors.

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To date, the most relevant remain compartment doors for a dressing room.

Pros and cons coupe

Due to the variety of materials used in the production of compartment doors, they can not only give originality to any room, but also transform it almost beyond recognition.

The compartment doors are the most convenient in terms of operation: when properly installed, they smoothly slide along the surface of the walls.

Such doors are the most safe for children. The lack of handles and sharp corners make them not traumatic when hitting the door.

The compartment doors are easy to install: installation does not require special tools and special professional skills.The size of the compartment door is usually ordered according to individual parameters of the dressing room, so dismantling the walls is not required.

All the above characteristics, perhaps, are the main advantages of the compartment doors.

Compartment doors, like all products, are not without flaws

Coupe doors do not differ in airtightness, which makes them vapor-and smoke-proof. Therefore, you should not have a dressing room next to the kitchen.

When opening these doors, a quiet rustle is heard that can wake up the rest of the household, who are not going to work. But the sound makes almost any door, so this lack of a coupe door is not so significant.

In due course the mechanism of compartment doors can be loosened with frequent opening, the doors will begin to disperse in different directions. Fortunately, the design type of compartment doors makes it easy to replace a worn part.

The predominance of a significantly larger number of advantages with a minimum of drawbacks makes it possible to make compartment doors the most purchased among consumers.

Types and materials

Coupe doors can be made of different materials, taking into account technical features and price preferences.Consider the most frequently used materials:

LDSP, chipboard, MDF. Such material is good for its price and unpretentiousness. In fact, these are compressed sawdust, connected with glue and decorated with a decorative film, therefore doors made of laminated chipboard, chipboard or MDF should be protected from moisture, otherwise they risk to simply crumble.

Plastic. It is convenient to wash the compartment doors made of plastic, they are not afraid of shocks and scratches. Due to its durability, this option is suitable for a dressing room in the nursery or bedroom. A variety of color and style decisions will make such a door an original piece of furniture.

Mirror and glass. The compartment doors, made of impact-resistant glass, so do not be afraid that they will break and injure someone from the household or domestic animals. Glass or mirror doors visually expand the space and make it three-dimensional. Today there are many options for decorating glass doors: applying a sandblasting pattern or a pattern with acrylic paints, imparting a texture to a corrugated surface, creating a glossy or matte surface using a special film, using rhinestones, beads, colored mosaic glass in the design.In addition, a full-length mirror will help evaluate the appearance before going outside and will not leave indifferent any woman.

Photo printing. Mirrored or glass door can be easily diversified photo printing element. Today, virtually any image can be transferred to the surface of the material. Photos of birds, animals, flowers, various landscapes and portraits successfully transform any room.

Tree. Coupe doors made of solid solid wood look luxurious, but the price of such a product is quite high.

Bamboo or rattan. The doors of these materials are eco-friendly, they look light and airy and are ideal for the interior in a natural style.

Fur, leather. Coupe doors that use fur or leather inserts in their design look original and bold. They can be supplemented with a bed or a cabinet in the appropriate style.


By the method of installation are distinguished:

Hinged. These compartment doors are the most common type of design. The door slides in a suspended position along rails mounted on a wall or ceiling. Due to the absence of any elements on the floor, the hinged structure is safe: the probability that someone will stumble over the protruding elements is absent.

Suspended sliding doors. Visually, you will not notice the difference between the first and second type of design of the compartment doors. When installing suspended doors, the guides are mounted on the doorway.

Cassette compartment doors. This type of construction is considered the most expensive and requires the assistance of a specialist during installation. Guides with this design mounted in the wall and have the appearance of cassettes. It is in these cassettes in a suspended state, like curtain rods, sliding doors of a door are inserted.

The choice of type of design in any case depends on the individual preferences and financial capabilities of the buyer.

Depending on the location, the following systems can be distinguished for compartment doors:

  • Rectilinear.
  • Corner.
  • Semicircular.
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Most often, the dressing room is a rectangle shape. In this case, the compartment doors are inserted using a rectilinear system. In the event that a part of the room is allotted for the dressing room, then we are talking about corner door installation systems. Semicircular profiles located along the radius of the door movement are irreplaceable in the wardrobe, having a round shape.

Which one to choose?

When choosing a compartment door in the dressing room should be guided by the technical characteristics, color and style decision.

You can choose single or double doors. Such doors will slide parallel to the vertical surface of the floor. When choosing three or more leaves, all elements will move in a cascade along separate guides.

When choosing accessories for a sliding door, pay attention to the metal guides and bearings - they are more durable than plastic counterparts. Even years later, a door with good fittings will function perfectly.

When choosing a door lock, choose special locks for compartment doors

In terms of material and design, it is worth picking doors for other interior elements: a combination of compartment doors with the rest of the furniture in the apartment will harmonize the space.

How to do it yourself?

The door to the wardrobe compartment, you can do it yourself, without seeking help from the manufacturer.

Installation should begin with a choice of design dressing room. After you have decided on the type of construction, you will need to make the necessary measurements of the doorway.This should be done using level, plumb and tape measure for accuracy of measured horizontal data and height. It should also measure the angles of the doorway.

Taking into account the data obtained, you will need to create a design project to determine the correct amount of materials. With a doorway width of up to 1 m, one door is sufficient; with dimensions of up to 2 m, it is better to use a double-leaf construction; in the case of wide space, it will be more convenient to use additional webs.

In the manufacture of the frame, it is better to use an aluminum profile, it is distinguished by its robust design, and you also need rails to secure the contents of the web.

In the process of assembling the structure, close monitoring of the evenness of the corners is required, if necessary, their adjustment. The edges of the canvas can be framed with an aluminum profile, an important element are high-quality rollers for sliding, slats and accessories.

Care rules

When cleaning the room do not forget to clean the door rollers from dirt and dust. This can be done with a vacuum cleaner, brush or a regular damp cloth. The crooked guide can be leveled by lightly tapping it with a hammer.If any part of the design fails, you can easily replace it by contacting the company where you ordered the door, or purchase it yourself in a special furniture fittings store.

The wide range presented in the furniture market allows you to choose compartment doors for a dressing room for every taste.

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