Sliding wardrobe buying guide
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Sliding wardrobes are a stylish storage solution when your space is at a premium.
With designs to suit every lifestyle and budget you’ll be sure to find the wardrobe that looks best in your home, and if you still need help, our free planning and design service is there for inspiration and advice.
Follow these 5 steps to create your sliding door wardrobes
1. Measure and plan your space
Decide where you’d like your wardrobe, then follow our video below to measure the dimensions of your wardrobe’s final location. If you have any problems or need some support, take advantage of our free professional planning and design service.
2. Design your sliding door wardrobe
Choose your wardrobe design
Consider the décor of the room you’re planning to have the wardrobe in, then choose the most complementary design from our range. You can either choose a pre-designed style or customise it to your exact specifications. Book a free appointment to order a customised sliding wardrobe solution.
Pick your sliding doors
Work out whether you’ll need 2 or 3 doors based on your opening width (the space your wardrobe will fit into), then decide on their finish, with options including glass, mirrored and wood, you’ll be spoilt for choice.
Find your favourite finish
Once you have the style you like, you can focus on the finish. You could choose something that matches other furniture in the room.
We have a range of finish options available in many variations for a design statement of your own. These 8 finishes are available in our fixed sized as well as custom-made doors. Book a free appointment to view customised finish options. View all available finishes in our brochure.
3. Get your wardrobe on track
Having picked your door style and size, you’ll need the right sized tracks for them. For custom made designs the tracks are included, but if you’re creating your own design you’ll need to purchase them separately. Tracks are available in 3 different lengths, in a silver or white finish and can be cut down to your required length.
4. Give your clothes a home
Designing the inside of your wardrobe is as important as the outside as you need to make sure you make the most of your storage space. With accessories like hanger bars, trouser racks, shoe racks, shelves and drawer units there’s everything you need to keep your clothes and shoes looking their best.
There are 2 types of internal storage systems:
5. Add the finishing touches
It’s the little extras that will give you the best results on your new sliding door wardrobe, below is a selection of the parts that will help you get a professional-looking finish.
How do I assemble my sliding wardrobes?
If you feel you have the required skills, you can use our guide and the instructions provided to install your own sliding wardrobe. Alternatively you can use our sliding door installation service for an additional cost.
How long will it take me to assemble my sliding wardrobes?
Assembly time varies from 4 hours to a full day, depending on the complexity, size and style of the sliding wardrobe you choose.
The right sliding wardrobes can transform your bedroom, and give you the additional storage space you’re after - take a look at Homebase’s wide range of sliding wardrobes today.
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