I have a 83" width closet so I used two 72" closet doors. Basically, it is 3 doors on 2 tracks

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However it is weird because the opening is way too small: 83-72 = 11" It is because the front two doors are on the same track which is taking 72" space.

Here is the track

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Is this installation done right?


This is the door I bought


I got two of them

2 Answers 2


Put a large door and the small door on one track - that will enable you to maximize the opening...

If you have 3 doors the same size, then install a 3rd track which means that all the doors can be in one spot maximizing the opening...

  • Each door is the same size
    – HP.
    Mar 3, 2019 at 8:12
  • @HP. see the edit. When you said you used 2 72" doors I assumed that the 3rd was smaller...
    – Solar Mike
    Mar 3, 2019 at 8:18
  • I was thinking about the 3rd track option too but then the wall area on top is not wide enough. Plus there is not enough track to run. So I guess I am not sure if I use the correct parts for this scenario.
    – HP.
    Mar 4, 2019 at 7:31
  • Make the area wider with a wood plank or similar...
    – Solar Mike
    Mar 4, 2019 at 7:35

Is taking the doors back and getting 28" available to you? Or at least 2 being 28". This way you can have an overlap if you want, but also if you set up the 2 smaller doors on one track, larger 32" on the other, you then will have a maximum opening of 27". Another option is to make one door a swing open door on one side, the side with the wall, so that you swing that door out against the wall, the other 2 are pushed to the opposite side, this then gives you maybe 48"

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