Category Archives: How To

How Will I Get My Hidden Door Open?

Man opening hidden book case door

Most doors are designed to be relatively straightforward to open and close. Just look for the doorknob and turn it to release the latch. But with a hidden door, it’s natural to wonder how it even opens in the first place. The whole appeal behind these secret entrances is how they hold a bit of […]

How to Properly Measure Your Space for a Hidden Door

woman uses tape measure to measure door space.

Whether you’re looking to make a sanctuary within your home or safeguard your prized possessions, a secret door can create peace of mind for you and your family. Before diving into installation, properly measuring the space you intend to put the door in is essential. Here’s how to get it right with Hidden Door Store’s […]

Displaying Your Wine Without A Wine Cellar

toasting wine glasses at a dinner party.

According to a Wine Intelligence study, the regular wine-drinking population in the US is 77 million, or one in three American adults. And the people who love wine tend to collect.  What if your wine display served more than one purpose? Perhaps displaying your wine without a wine cellar by using a hidden wine rack […]

Where To Place A Hidden Door? Here Are 3 Options.

Secret doors have long held the public’s fascination, stealing scenes in a number of movies, from Indiana Jones to The Goonies to Batman. The opportunity to have one in your own home, for reasons that range from security to pure leisure, is a novel one that definitely requires some planning. Before budgeting, logistics, and design […]

Blend in or Stand Out: A Guide to Choosing the Perfect Camouflage for Your Space

The first step in the process of getting the perfect secret door is to decide where in your building the secret door should go. Once you’ve done that you’re ready to choose your ideal camouflage. There are a lot of options and we know that all those choices can be intimidating. That’s why we’re here […]

Secret Door Installation: Factors to Consider Before Choosing a Location

So you already own a home and now you’d like to have a secret door, but you’re not sure exactly where to put it inside your house. Maybe you’re not even sure if your house is a good candidate to have a secret door in the first place. Or perhaps you’re considering between several spots […]