As a real estate investor, it can be difficult to wade through current home design trends and determine which will last long enough for you to sell and actually offer a solid return on investment (ROI). Barn doors have been popular for quite some time, but since they can cost more than traditional doors, you need to determine if they will produce a good enough return for the added expense. Read on for the cost and potential return of including barn doors for your next property.
What are barn doors?
Barn doors are mounted to the outside of the wall, as opposed to inside the doorjamb. They are hung on a track system so the doors slide out of the way parallel to the wall rather than swinging out. Because of the track system, they hang an inch or so off the wall (depending on hardware) so