Lu-In+Dave: Squirrel Hill, PAContemporary Kitchen

Creating access to a new outdoor balcony, architect Mary Cerrone replaced the window with a full-pane glass door. The challenge of a narrow thoroughfare was overcome by implementing a sliding screen, which when opened slides into a pocket behind the refrigerator.

By placing a focal point of bright color in the doorway, the room gains a feeling of greater depth, while the dying process of the wood mirrors that of the cabinetry.

Door Hardware: Flat Track Series,

Photo: Adrienne DeRosa Photography © 2013 Houzz

Design: Mary Cerrone

Inspiration for a contemporary galley enclosed kitchen remodel in Other with stainless steel appliances, an integrated sink, yellow cabinets, stainless steel countertops, yellow backsplash and flat-panel cabinets —  Houzz
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Candie Gandara wrote:Sep 27, 2014
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    Candie, yes the exterior door to the deck locks. It has a three-point lock.

maxdc wrote:Jun 24, 2013
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ardithg wrote:Feb 21, 2016
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    I am interested in this answer too. It's a mystery.

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    The screen door is set on the hanging hardware to run relatively tight to the wall; it has dense, face-mounted brush-style weather stripping along its top rail and right stile, and the same along the bottom of the bottom rail.

mimora81 wrote:Apr 21, 2015
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    Hi mimora81! While it is not visible from the photo, the door slides to the left to completely open. There is a space between the refrigerator cavity and the wall in which the track extends.

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quienerez wrote:Aug 27, 2014
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    Hi quienerez, thanks for your inquiry. After a short search I came across a close match from Rustica Hardware I could not find any information on this or other pieces to answer your question, although sending them a brief question would let you know for sure. I hope this helps!
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    Yes, this is an exterior door (out-swinging model) with exterior hardware.

Diane Kozemko wrote:Oct 2, 2014
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    Diane, This is not a door to a basement. It is the door to the deck.

Mary Ann Fido wrote:Feb 6, 2014
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    Sink area is stainless steel. Other tops are Cambria.
gsxrprchica600 wrote:Sep 11, 2013
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    The dish rack was custom made.
jhotvet wrote:Apr 6, 2013
hstandridge wrote:Nov 8, 2013

    What Houzz contributors are saying:

    Laura Gaskill added this to 10 Ways to Work Screen Doors, Inside and OutApr 2, 2015

    6. Compact sliding screen door. Fitting a door and screen door into a narrow passageway can pose quite a challenge. These creative homeowners found a solution by using a sliding screen door that tucks into a pocket behind the refrigerator when open. The barn-style hardware and cheery red paint job up the charm.See more of this home

    Adrienne DeRosa added this to My Houzz: From Dark and Dim to Cheerily Colorful in PennsylvaniaFeb 11, 2013

    Cerrone replaced a window with a glass door for instant access to a new outdoor balcony. A sliding screen solves the space challenges of the narrow thoroughfare. The screen tucks into a pocket behind the stainless steel refrigerator. The door frame went through the same dying process as the cabinetry for a more textural look. Door hardware: Flat Track Series, Barn Door Hardware

    What Houzzers are commenting on:

    Sara Mcphee added this to Deck Doors3 days ago

    Sliding screen plus door that opens - love the red frame

    Cristi Smith added this to kitchen doorsJun 29, 2019

    Like that although it's a single door it can slide. Solid door opens out; screen slides.

    charu5176 added this to MiscellaneousJun 27, 2019

    For that narrow space, sliding screen door that tucks into a pocket behind the refrigerator when open. The barn-style hardware keeps it utilitarian and fuss free.

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