What Is The Lead Time For Sliding Door Hardware?

It depends on the type and where it’s coming from.

If you want something that’s exposed and you want it in a hurry, then flat track is probably the quickest.

402-straightThey don’t look as nice. They are plain looking.

They work just as well, especially on a normal sized door, but it’s not as ornate as the other sliding door hardware, the stainless steel or the German sliding door hardware or the Italian sliding door hardware.

Flat track, I can get you in as little as a few days, but the sliding door hardware from Germany can take 4 to 8 weeks.

Most of the stainless steel sliding door hardware will take anywhere from 4 to 8 weeks.

Flat track sliding door hardware is more like 2 weeks.

Box track and pocket door sliding door hardware is more like 1 to 2 weeks.

It just depends on which manufacturer we use and where it’s coming from.

Some lead times can be shortened.

Sliding door hardware from Germany really can’t be shortened. It goes by air anyway and they have to manufacture it and ship.

One of the companies has a rush program where you pay a 15% charge and they’ll make it in 1 week instead of 3 weeks.

If the track is 8 feet or under, you can pay for expedited shipping.

Normally places just ship UPS Ground, which, depending on where you’re located, could take up to a week to get to you.

If it’s under 8 feet, they can use the UPS overnight, 2 day or 3 day shipping.

We can ship it next day, but it gets expensive because this sliding door hardware is heavy and large.

It just depends on how badly you want it.