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Barn Doors in Hotel Rooms? Dangerous


Hotel Room - Barn Doors DANGEROUS BY DESIGN and Best Left on Barns

By Michael Panish, Door Expert Witness

What goes wrong?

What kind of parts are on a sliding barn door?

Why these barn style doors are a poor design choice for hotel rooms.

Hotel rooms are not barns

Sliding barn doors have been appropriate for barns for hundreds of years. Hotel rooms are not barns. This recent design trend has not taken enough consideration of the different occupants using these rooms. It has not addressed the continual requirements for observation and maintenance or considered the inherent danger with the door configuration.

Read this article by Door Expert Witness, Michael Panish