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Old 06-28-2009, 07:05 AM  
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Accordian door.
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Old 06-28-2009, 02:56 PM  
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I need a door for my kitchen i know the kind i want but for the life of me i dont know whats its called, so here goes i will try and explane it,

its a folding door that folds into itself about 5 times and its made of a plastic type of fabric, they was big in the 80's and people had them in there bathroom as a door, it was most times brown, and it hung on a runner on the top of the door frame, lol i hope someone knows what i mean, i have asked google many diffrent ways but still no luck, so i was hoping someone could help me please,

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I don't know, but it was obviously a bi-fold door

take a look at the door in this kitchen is this it?
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dang! Beat me to it!
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Thanks i cant believe so many poeple jumpped to my rescue... thank you very much,

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I don't know, but it was obviously a bi-fold door

take a look at the door in this kitchen is this it?
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no its not that, but thanks for taking the time to look
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Accordian door.
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If you install a pre-hung door unit........ I hope you have an egress (escape) window: less than 44" off floor to opening- 20" wide x 41"high--- 34"wide x 24"high, minimum 5.7 square feet opening. Otherwise, we helped you build a fire trap. Unless it's open on the top cathedral area. Be safe, G

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A folding door that folds into itself is called an accordion door. Check Home Depot.

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Prehung door is the way to go.

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The type of door you are looking for is called an accordion door. They are definetly inexpensive and are at Menards, Home Depot, etc. I used to work at Menards in Millwork so I know they are there for sure. Its less than a hundred dollars and can come in a variety of colors. They have some standard colors and sizes but some odd sizes you may have to order for a bit more money. But, the sizes they have in stock are usually enough to cover the opening that you are looking to close off.



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