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​Go Green with Real Carriage Door & Sliding Hardware

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We at Real Carriage Door agree with the old motto “waste not want not”. In fact, it’s impossible for us to be based in the beautiful Pacific Northwest and not care about all the nature that surrounds us. Being a tree hugger is in our blood, which is why we provide you with many sustainable options for your sliding doors and carriage doors.


CARRIAGE DOORS - GREEN LINE

Good news! It is possible to get a gorgeous wooden door without cutting down any extra trees. All of our Real Carriage Doors can be built out of reclaimed wood. What makes these doors so special is that they each come with their own story and no two doors are ever the same. The door’s character comes from its previous use. The small nail and bolt holes will have you wondering what unknown structure your door once held together. Old growth reclaimed wood has a patina, checks, and rust stains from old nails which reflect its time-worn endurance. These features might seem deficits to some, but we believe they show the stamina of this strong, beautiful wood. When you build your doors out of reclaimed wood, you are using wood that has stood the test of time.


SLIDING BARN DOORS - RECLAIMED BARN WOOD 

What better way to get a barn door, then to get one that was actually built from a barn? Our Reclaimed Barn Wood Doors are crafted from authentic, salvaged barn wood. These doors add warmth and historic character to your home with the rich hues and textures of timeless barn wood. Built with Real Carriage quality, each door arrives ready to install, assembled with antiqued flat head screws.



SLIDING BARN DOORS - RECLAIMED REDWOOD 

Reclaimed Redwood Barn Doors are constructed from our limited stock of salvaged redwood. Authentic nail holes and distressing bring charm to these stunning, sought-after doors. Pair Real Sliding Hardware and Real Barn Doors for a complete look. Sliding hardware and barn doors are excellent for pantries, laundry rooms, master bathrooms, walk-in closets, offices, high-traffic areas, window shutters, and any interior space where every square foot matters!

So there you have it, you can save a tree without having to ever chain yourself to one. We encourage you to go green in other areas of your home as well. For example, a spider plant may sound spooky, but it’s great at cleaning the air in your house. For more sustainable ideas and DIY re-purposed projects follow our Pinterest page, and to stay up to date on all our green projects and products follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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The Real Guide to DIY Barn Door & Hardware Installation

Welcome to the super fancy and very official Real Guide to DIY Barn Door & Hardware Installation! So you've purchased your first barn door and/or hardware kit. Both have arrived in pieces on your doorstep, you feel an overwhelming sense of anxiety, and you start getting flashbacks to the time you almost shoved your Ikea assembly sheet [...]

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Falling for Autumn Decor

There’s a chill in the air and the days are getting shorter.  This sets the scene for decorative inspiration and creativity around the house.  Let Real Sliding Hardware spark your imagination!Find an old basket, a bundle of pine cones and a string of little white lights. Place the pinecones and lights into the basket while carefully concealing the [...]

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Ready-to-Ship and Ready-to-Rock

We’re Ready-to-Ship and Ready to Rock!We are happy to announce our Ready-to-Ship barn door! This Rustic Alder barn door features naturally occurring knots and organic characteristics which are unique to each door. Antiqued flat head screws give it that old timey look which is so highly sought after these days. Quaint farmhouse or luxurious mountain [...]

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Don't Hedge on Your Ledger Board

You might be asking yourself, “What’s a ledger board and why on earth would I need one?” We're glad you asked! Some people aren't aware that if you don’t have wood blocking built into your walls, you would need to mount your sliding hardware track to a wood ledger board. This is because the lag bolt holes in [...]

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Every Day is Bring Your Dog to Work Day at RCD!

It's official!  We are proud to announce that we are now a pet-friendly workplace! Our pets are family.  And now they can be a part of the Real Carriage Family!  Now RCD employees don’t have to worry about leaving their four legged family members at home alone during the work day because they can bring them right along [...]

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"My door is perfect in every way!" -Paige L.

This client paired Unfinished Raw Steel Hammered Flat Track with a Rustic Alder barn door resulting in a beautiful outcome.“My door is perfect in every way!” –Paige L.  Hammered Raw Steel Flat Track is one of our favorite and most popular hardware kits. The rail features a subtle, non-uniform finish giving it a rugged appearance. The unfinished raw steel can rust [...]

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Snap To It! Snapping Snappier Pics

We love seeing your completed projects!  So let us help you snap some snappy photos!1.  Hold the phone with two hands for stability-It’s also a good idea to hold the phone closer to your body (rather than extending your arms) to avoid camera shake.                            [...]

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Let Loose With Laid Back Sophistication

Aero Flat Track is one of our most versatile hardware kits. Its modern yet simple design works with almost any décor scheme. Aero is an optimum hardware style for doors under 200lbs as pictured below.This client used black powder coated Aero Flat Track in the bedrooms of the home. Biparting doors separate the bedroom from the bath in [...]

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If Box Rail Were a Super Hero

Box Rail Hardware sliding hardware saves the day!  Our Box Rail is the best on the market.  There’s nothing this Superman of a hardware kit can’t do…well, almost. No it can’t scale buildings in a single bound, but it can support doors up to 600lbs.  And while it doesn't don a cape or boots, it is suited for [...]

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"Once hung on your (Classic) hardware the doors worked perfectly! Our experience with Real Carriage Door was great! Your staff was extremely helpful and the hardware arrived quickly. Everything was well packed, and your instructions made it really easy for us to install the doors. Thanks!"
- Terry, Saskatchewan, CAN

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