If you want to fit high-quality storage furniture in your bedroom, then sliding wardrobes are one of the best decisions you could make. Not only are sliding doors just as inexpensive as conventional, hinged ones, but they look just as good, too. They provide a high level of accessibility, so you will be able to find the outfit you need without having to spend ages rifling through your clothes rail, as well. What are the main benefits you can expect from sliding wardrobes? Read on to find out.
More Space In Front
To begin with, sliding doors only move horizontally, usually suspended from a neat rail that is hidden away, out of sight, within the wardrobe itself. This means that the doors do not need to extend outwards into the room. As a result, you will find that you require much less space to be able to access the contents of your wardrobe. If you compare a wardrobe with a sliding door to one with a hinged door, then you will soon realise that you are able to place it in more convenient parts of your bedroom. Perhaps you only have a limited gap between the wall and the bed or a bedside cabinet, for example. In such cases, you can either choose to compromise with a hinged door that does not open fully or enjoy a fully opening sliding wardrobe.
Because you do not need so much room to access a sliding-door wardrobe, you will end up with a much better configuration of your bedroom. In other words, the greater flexibility they afford with where you can put them means that the rest of your bedroom's layout will benefit in turn from also being able to be rearranged more easily. Are you fed up with your bed always facing the same way? If so, why not optimise the available space with more flexible storage furniture?
Easy to Open
Another key aspect of sliding doors is that they are easier to open than normal doors. In other words, you do not need a handle that you will need to turn or pull to open the door. Sliding doors should glide effortlessly whether they are being opened or closed. This will help if you have limited hand strength, of course, but it will also be of benefit to anyone who is carrying a large pile of clothes they want to put away without putting them down first.