Pocket Glass Doors

When fully open, pocket sliding glass doors are designed to slide into an opening in the wall, placing them out of view and giving the home’s interior a cleaner appearance.


Adding a pocket sliding glass door to your home can help provide additional floor space for furniture and decorations.

These doors effortlessly merge interior and exterior spaces, enlarging your living area and encouraging more outside activity.

Like most glass walls, pocket sliding glass doors offer a large viewing area to help you enjoy a tremendous panorama right outside your home.

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Pocket Glass Doors FAQ

What makes a door a pocket door?

Pocket doors are sliding patio doors that slide into an opening – or “pocket” – in the wall when they’re open. The slim pockets hide the door when the homeowner is entertaining or bringing a little fresh into their space.

Are there different sizes for pocket doors?

Yes. Companies make pocket doors in a variety of configurations. Two-panel and three-panel pocket doors are standard, but many manufacturers offer models that are even larger.

Are pocket doors difficult to replace?

Not at all. In fact, due to the growing popularity of pocket doors, more and more manufacturers are offering them as part of their product line. This will make pocket doors easier to replace when it’s time for your next renovation project.

What if I currently have a sliding glass door? Can I still get a pocket door?

Yes. Contractors make this type of replacement all the time. The pocket can be created by removing the existing drywall to create space. It’s also possible to construct a faux wall next to the existing wall, creating a pocket for the door to slide into.

Are pocket doors popular because of how they look?

Pocket doors are popular for a variety of reasons. Because the doors disappear in the pockets, they’re able to “bring the outside in” and truly merge your interior space with the outside world. What’s more, they offer all the functionality and energy efficiency that’s essential for patio doors in the 21st century.