NEW: BP Podcast 66: Flips, Apartments, & Protecting Yourself From Professional Tenants with Michael Blank

Hide this

From the BiggerPockets Blog

 BiggerPockets Blog »

Jump to Forum View All

Click a category below to view different forum categories.

BiggerPockets

General Info

BiggerPockets Q&A, Site Questions, & Announcements

1509 topics, 14385 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 10:36AM

BiggerPockets Exclusive PRO Area

117 topics, 839 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 05:47AM

New Member Introductions

10875 topics, 85523 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 10:48AM

Real Estate Success Stories

394 topics, 6131 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 10:13AM

General Real Estate

General Real Estate

Buying & Selling Real Estate

5930 topics, 46742 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 10:58AM

Renters

643 topics, 5820 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 08:38AM

Get Foreclosure Help - Help Stop Foreclosure Forum

316 topics, 2557 posts — Last Post 04/16/14, 03:58AM

Home Owner Association (HOA) Issues & Problems Forum

237 topics, 1609 posts — Last Post 04/17/14, 08:53AM

Do it Yourself

654 topics, 6263 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 10:24AM

Reviews & Feedback

Real Estate Deal Analysis and Advice

3670 topics, 29428 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 11:09AM

Real Estate Guru, Book & Course Reviews and Discussions

1132 topics, 11551 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 10:12AM

Ask About A Real Estate Company

740 topics, 7317 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 10:28AM

Real Estate Investing

Real Estate Strategies

Wholesaling

5594 topics, 43698 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 10:57AM

Rehabbing and House Flipping

3329 topics, 30958 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 11:09AM

Real Estate Development & New Home Construction

552 topics, 4679 posts — Last Post 04/17/14, 10:10PM

Innovative Strategies

703 topics, 6027 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 08:48AM

Tax Liens, Notes, Paper, & Cash Flows Discussion

865 topics, 6668 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 08:43AM

Rent to Own a.k.a. Lease Purchase, Lease Options

692 topics, 4872 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 08:57AM

1031 Exchanges

143 topics, 1054 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 08:41AM

Foreclosure Investing

General Foreclosure & Pre-Foreclosure Forums

1686 topics, 11285 posts — Last Post 04/17/14, 06:41PM

HUD, VA, and Tax Sales

414 topics, 3088 posts — Last Post 04/17/14, 07:35AM

REOs

1214 topics, 10570 posts — Last Post 04/17/14, 02:28PM

Short Sales

1534 topics, 13120 posts — Last Post 04/17/14, 04:44PM

Landlord & Tenant Forums

Landlord & Rental Property Questions

7194 topics, 70675 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 11:05AM

Mobile Homes & Mobile Home Park Investing

638 topics, 5139 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 06:11AM

Investor Basics

Starting Out

7694 topics, 60403 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 11:08AM

Investor Psychology

430 topics, 6098 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 10:35AM

General Real Estate Investing

4711 topics, 37164 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 08:52AM

Real Estate Investor Marketing

1730 topics, 14091 posts — Last Post 04/17/14, 06:21PM

Commercial Real Estate

Commercial Real Estate Investing Forum

1409 topics, 8983 posts — Last Post 04/17/14, 06:13PM

Multi-Family and Apartment Investing

1106 topics, 9200 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 10:48AM

The Business of Real Estate

Real Estate Technology and the Internet

Real Estate Technology, Social Media & Blogging

638 topics, 4884 posts — Last Post 04/17/14, 02:08PM

Business Basics

Goals, Business Plans & Entities

831 topics, 7560 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 11:09AM

Real Estate Finance & Legal

Financial, Tax, and Legal

Tax, Legal Issues, Contracts, Self-Directed IRA

2784 topics, 19998 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 08:30AM

Property Insurance

309 topics, 2045 posts — Last Post 04/17/14, 07:41PM

Personal Finance Discussion

328 topics, 2730 posts — Last Post 04/17/14, 04:56PM

Loans, Mortgages, Credit Lines

Private & Conventional Lending Discussion

2830 topics, 19685 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 10:40AM

Creative Real Estate Financing

1208 topics, 8764 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 11:02AM

Crowdfunding Real Estate

35 topics, 459 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 09:06AM

Real Estate Professionals

Real Estate Professionals

Real Estate Agents

1208 topics, 7967 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 11:04AM

Bankers, Lenders, and Mortgage Brokers

441 topics, 1922 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 09:39AM

Contractors

267 topics, 1676 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 07:43AM

Local Real Estate

Local Real Estate

Local Real Estate Networking & Recommendations

1986 topics, 11599 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 08:46AM

Americans & International Real Estate

161 topics, 566 posts — Last Post 04/14/14, 11:19AM

Foreigners Buying in the USA

62 topics, 409 posts — Last Post 04/10/14, 06:27AM

Canadian Real Estate

64 topics, 428 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 04:22AM

Marketplace

Real Estate Marketplace

Real Estate Marketplace

15007 topics, 53927 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 11:01AM

Real Estate Events and Happenings

163 topics, 2490 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 08:49AM

Off-Topic

Off Topic

Off-Topic

2903 topics, 32402 posts — Last Post 04/18/14, 07:21AM

Housing News & Real Estate Market

914 topics, 8351 posts — Last Post 04/17/14, 08:41AM

BiggerPockets Real Estate Investing Summit

97 topics, 1751 posts — Last Post 04/10/14, 02:27PM

BiggerPockets Resources

Forums » Rehabbing and House Flipping » Alternative to bi-fold doors

Alternative to bi-fold doors

3 posts by 3 users

Signup

Real Estate Investor · Gainesville, FL


I bought a house in a really nice area and I want to rehab it very differently then the way I'm use to. Instead of cleaning it up, throwing down beige Lowes carpet, painting the walls white and 'making things work', I want to create a very contemporary and customized look.

It has metal bi-fold doors and every piece of me is saying " paint them and throw them back up" but I want to see if anyone has any alternative ideas to these loud clunkers. I'm sure there has to be a opaque glass alternative or sliding something. Any idea?

I was thinking maybe save the hardware and build my own wooden doors with the glass inserted. That, however, sounds like something I think is a good idea until I start to see the final product.



Real Estate Investor · Oklahoma


hmm I'd probably just paint or add wooden bi-folds.

Can't think of any alternatives right off hand. I have in the past bought paneled slab doors to replace the bi-fold doors if there is enough room in the bedroom for them to open. It looks nice too. But not sure if it is comtemp or not.



BiggerPockets Founder · Denver, Colorado


What about some sliding doors? HD has some cool stuff that you can use.

Here's a pic of one that looks very nice:
http://homeimprovement.lovetoknow.com/Sliding_Wood_Closet_Doors
and there is other installation info there for you.....

Just a thought.


Small_bp-squareJoshua Dorkin, BiggerPockets
E-Mail: [email protected]
Telephone: 877-831-4704
Website: http://www.biggerpockets.com
Check us out on Twitter: @BiggerPockets




Sign up