Pocket doors are a fun, clever, functional addition to any home or commercial space. They add a unique look to the overall design of the room. But choosing hardware for pocket doors is much different from their traditional swinging counterpart.

Selecting the best pocket door hardware is easy once you know the basics. First, let’s talk about what a pocket door is and when you might want to use a single or double pocket door in your space.

What Is a Pocket Door?

A pocket door is a sliding door that disappears into the wall when it’s opened. The door literally fits right into a cutout pocket in the adjacent wall. When you want to close the door, simply pull it out of the pocket across the entryway until it touches the other wall.

Double pocket doors look a bit like French swinging doors, exc