What Is A Pocket Door?

A pocket door is a type of sliding door that, when open, fits inside a pocket in the wall. This makes the door become “hidden” when it is open. Therefore the door is not visible or in the way of movement, however it can still be shut or locked to provide privacy. Doorstuff supply pocket doors made for timber and frameless glass and also supplies fire-rated door kits. The kits include the track, brackets, runners and stops and, for the fire-rated door kits, intumescent fire seals. The kits contain wall reinforcement to provide structural strength to the wall. We supply kits available for both single and double doors.

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What Are The Benefits Of Sliding Doors?

Sliding Doors are a great way to open up space in the home by reducing the need for the space a regular swing door would take up when opened. This allows for more mobility in small corridors and removes the obstruction a swing door can sometimes cause. Sliding doors are also a very attractive and fashionable addition to a home and can come in various styles such as timber doors and glass doors, so it can fit into any home aesthetic. Sliding doors can also be folding or telescopic, which allow for the door to take up even less space in the environment while still being able to cover large doorways.

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Doorstuff Celebrate 8+ Years As Members Of The Buy With Confidence Scheme

Some of the team photographed in the sunshine outside our Teignmouth HQ. We took this photo for an article the Plymouth Herald are writing about Trading Standards’ Buy With Confidence scheme, of which we have been a proud member for 8+ years. Accreditation for the scheme involves being audited by Trading Standards for business practices and customer satisfaction – they even contact a random sample of our customers to make sure we’re the “good eggs” we try to be.

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Product Spotlight: SF-51 Sliding Kit

The SAHECO SF-51 bottom rolling wardrobe sliding kit uses twin bottom tracks and rollers for a smooth glide. The system is used for heavier sliding cupboard or wardrobe doors, the system can also be used for mirror-fronted MDF wardrobe doors where the weight is more than 25kgs per door. The kit comes with two bottom and two top tracks, rollers and top guides, and the track length can be cut down to suit your needs.

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Product Spotlight: Saheco SF-A61 Timber Sliding Door Gear

This timber sliding door gear from Saheco is perfect for a home interior as its suitable for medium use and comes in various track lengths that can be cut down easily to fit your home. The system is also available in weight ratings of up to 60kg and up to 100kg per door giving you more options in the door you wish to use. The system is perfect for use in homes as the Saheco range of sliding door gear offers a superior running performance due to low friction nylon wheels and roller bearing axles.

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Bank Holiday Opening Times

We’re still open on Bank Holiday Monday and shall be in the office to answer phones, so if you have any questions or concerns feel free to contact us during normal office hours. Hopefully, therefore any bank holiday DIY jobs can be completed even if you need some information on a product. Unfortunately any orders placed on the bank holiday will not be shipped until Tuesday, however orders can still be made on the phones.


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Product Spotlight: SAHECO SF-A101 Telescopic Sliding Door Kit

The SAHECO SF-A101 Telescopic Sliding Door gear is for light to medium use of timber doors weighing up to 100kg each. The two aluminium tracks come in ample lengths for your door widths and can be cut down easily. The nylon rollers give a smooth easy action whilst the doors are moved. Bumper plates at the top of each door connect with and collect the second door and pull it along into position.

For more information on the kits parts, or any other queries please contact us on 02070 992 822 or email info@sliding-doorstuff.co.uk.

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Product Spotlight: C1165 Edge Pulls for Pocket Doors


The C1165 is a high-quality edge pull for pocket doors. The pull is fitted into the edge of the door and used to extract the door from within the pocket. This allows you to close the door even when it is fully hidden inside the pocket and the flush pull handles on the doors surface cannot be reached.

Doorstuff offer this product in Satin Chrome, Polished Chrome, Satin Brass and Polished Brass.

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We’re Here To Help!

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Sliding Doorstuff will continue being open to answer questions and give assistance on the phones all day on both Friday and Monday, while on Saturday we will be open 9-12. Dispatches will wait until Tuesday but if you need advice on a product, you can still call during this bank holiday weekend.

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Spotted – drivers delivering in the snow

Aspray lorry in snow

Spotted – this morning one of ‘our’ delivery drivers (ASPRAY 24) going the extra mile to deliver in the snow.  This chap had parked on a layby at the main road and was setting off on foot up a snowy track into our village carrying his parcels.

What a star – proving they will get to you if at all possible!

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