How to choose your sliding door system?

Sliding, folding and pocket doors are becoming essential for your interior and exterior design. The reasons to install a sliding door are various, so are the sliding track types.

Consequently, Home Sliding Systems offers you a wide selection of sliding door track kits designed for your needs. But why and how to choose a sliding door system according to your specification and project?


Why do you need to install a sliding door system?

  • Useful: save space and clear your interior

  • Convenient: rearrange new rooms or closets

  • Design and aesthetics: make your home a unique place

  • Adaptable: install all types of glass, wooden or metal doors (respecting weight and thickness recommended). Home Sliding Systems offers tracks and aluminum fascias that can be cut to the size you want in order to adapt to your opening width.


How to choose your sliding door system?

Ceiling, floor, on the wall, straight, folding... System types are varied and it is important to identify all of them.


1. Straight sliding hardware for interior partition door – Wooden, metal or glass door

Without floor track to make crossing easier


a. Visible system: wall or ceiling mounting


b. Invisible system: pocket door hardware 


2. Bifold hardware for interior folding door – Wooden or metal doors and panels

Without floor track to make crossing easier


a. Visible system: ceiling mounting


3. Sliding hardware for closet, wardrobe or pantry door

With or without floor track


a. System for bifold panels – Folding movement


b. System for ceiling mount closet doors – Straight movement


c. System for ceiling and floor mount closet doors – Straight movement


d. System for sliding cabinet doors on sliders – Straight movement


4. Systems for exterior doors

With or without bottom U-channel


  • Straight movement

  • Track mounted on ceiling surface or in front of the wall with wall mounting brackets

  • Perfect for shed, garage, industrial sliding doors

  • Galvanized steel track for exterior application

  • Discover these exterior sliding systems here


Wall mount or inside wall installation?

  • Wall mount and ceiling mount installation are the most common because it is quick and easy. Use a fascia cover to hide the track and bring a perfect finish to your sliding door. Example: SLID’UP 170

  • Inside frame installation (for pocket door) enables to slide the door inside walls. It is really convenient and design but longer to install. Example: SLID’UP 160


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  • Most of our sliding door hardware kit are equipped with ball bearing rollers to ensure comfort, silence and ease when sliding your door. 

  • For a greater comfort, do not forget our accessories designed for each range: dampers, stoppers, guides, handles, U-channel… It will improve your systems and doors.

  • In order to ensure you an optimal customization, we can deliver your tracks and fascia covers trimmed to size to accomodate your opening/door. You just need to mention when placing your order (mention the exact length in inches or centimeters).

  • Check our tutorial videos to know how to install our sliding door hardware 

  • Finally, to find the sliding track system best suited to your project, use the filters and narrow your search: door weight, mounting type, door thickness...


Any question about your project or our products? Contact us by phone at 1 866 626-8466, email at or through the live chat.

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Home Sliding Systems Team