DIY or No? Hidden Door Installation Tips

DIY or No? Hidden Door Installation Tips

The purchase of a hidden door usually comes after much consideration. It’s not something that is done on a whim. It requires measurement, thought and planning. And the same can be said for installation.  Whether a homeowner orders a bookcase, a mirror or a shoe rack hidden door, its impending arrival begs the question, “Should […]

Boost Visibility And Security With Hidden Doors

Boost Visibility And Security With Hidden Doors

The home security market is growing and will continue to in the coming years as new technologies make for easier installation and seamless monitoring for homeowners. When it comes to considerations about home security, individuals have reason to be concerned.  Statistics tell the story of home security, and that story begins with theft accounting for […]

For Secret Doors, Precision Is Part of The Process

For Secret Doors, Precision Is Part of The Process

Secret doors are built differently than other doors. By their nature, they face unique challenges, which underscores the importance for rigorous testing and precise assembly. At the Hidden Door Store, we are committed to an internal design and manufacturing process that takes these specific challenges into account, with the goal of ensuring lasting quality and […]

Host An Unforgettable Party With a Secret Door Reveal

Host An Unforgettable Party With a Secret Door Reveal

The silver screen has shown us how intriguing a hidden room or a secret door can be. And if our childhoods are any indicators for what we believe is exciting, then it should come as no surprise — after building forts, playing in tree houses and creating hideouts in crawl spaces — that as adults […]

Packing And Unpacking A Secret Door

Packing And Unpacking A Secret Door

At Creative Home Engineering, we spend countless hours designing and engineering premium secret doors, using exceptional craftsmanship and the highest quality materials. So, when we pack a door to prepare it for the journey it will take to its intended destination, we make sure it’s protected by more than a layer of bubble wrap. In […]

Common Hidden Door Problems and How To Fix Them

Common Hidden Door Problems and How To Fix Them

Hidden doors are composed of a number of parts that work together to allow the door to function properly, from its frame to its operational mechanisms. In addition to those internal elements, the door also needs to properly interact with its environment, which could include a variety of types of flooring, seasonal fluctuations of temperatures, […]

4 Factors To Consider When Choosing The Perfect Secret Door

4 Factors To Consider When Choosing The Perfect Secret Door

Secret doors come in all shapes and sizes. Some look like mirrors while others are disguised as functional fireplaces, everyday appliances or even vintage phone booths. The options are nearly limitless when it comes to designing and building a custom secret door or hidden passageway, particularly given our expertise in the field. Even if you’re […]

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 […]