Maximizing Usable Space: Consider Pocket Doors
In almost any renovation in the real world there are constraints that the homeowner must work within. These are usually budgetary constraints, but many times also include limitations in usable space. When remodeling an existing home, the layout of the new space will often be dictated in some way by the original architecture of the house. Certain boundaries can be removed, but others must remain: This is simply the reality of remodeling.
However, this reality does not necessarily mean that new design goals cannot be achieved. They must be achieved in more creative ways. One way of doing this is by utilizing different materials. Take, for example, pocket doors. These ingenious inter