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keiblem
Sliding doors versus pocket doors.

No reluctance on my part. I refer to pocket doors as pocket doors because I have never known them to be called anything else. Whereas sliding doors, as in patio sliding doors I have always known to be called sliding doors.
I have never thought too deeply about the distinction but I suppose one is seen to be visibly sliding to and fro whereas the other isn’t. I don’t know however what the accepted technical term is for either.
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kccoff

The terms are indeed different. A panel door is not the same as a bifold door and so on. When a pocket door is slid into its pocket, people who don't know of it would not necessarily suspect there is a door hidden within the wall. Sliding doors, on the contrary, are visible when closed; if one is open and slid behind the other, people would still realize there is a second sliding door - it's simply out of sight.

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carthur28tt

I have always wondered why place the toilet, shower, face basin & bath tub in the same room. I have lived in a home for 50 years with the shower, toilet & face basin in the same room.The toilet & shower are separated by a wall that does not reach the ceiling. I can tell you, when I am showing or brushing my teeth I cannot stand to have anyone in the toilet, I am sometimes afraid to take a breath. In my next remodel I want the toilet in its own room with a small sink.

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