Frosted Glass Sliding Pocket Doors - Just a couple months ago I went over to fix a pocket door that was closing in a peculiar angle. This is the first time I'd ran into this kind of scenario and was definitely lost. I started looking inside the pocket door frame and got a flashlight. I had trouble discovering the problem but when I did it was clear.
The base of the door would stick out about an inch and a half, as the pocket door was sliding shut it works perfectly but when you went to open it. The problem turned out to be the track was missing a screw in the rear so that as the door slid back into the framework the tracking would hang down at an angle from the weight of the doorway. There is no approach since it was at that very back of the pocket door frame near the framing to achieve the screw.
To be able to repair the pocket door problem, I would have to remove a good sized area of the plastered wall in the upper right hand corner of the pocket door frame. This is the sole thing I would require an easy wall patch and really could think of and a few paint to help make the repair complete. I then use some quick setting drywall plaster and some fiberglass drywall tape to mend the wall. This took another hour in order to complete the drywall properly.
Some pocket door difficulties are a little more easy to fix than this one. Most pocket doors seemed to have difficulties sliding and eventually are left shut, never to be utilized again. Painting the doors over and over again can in fact add to the depth of the door or excessive moisture in the house over long periods of time can also make the doorway to swell preventing it from opening properly.