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Question I haven't been able to find an answer to:
I'm drawing up plans for a barn/shop to be built late summer this year, and I would like to put a sliding barn-style door on it instead of an overhead door. I can install an insulated overhead easily enough, and seal it so it will be reasonably critter-proof and weather-proof, but I have no idea how to seal up a slider to the same or better level of tightness. I want to make sure that mice and snakes stay out, and that the inside space can be heated without the door assembly being a giant radiator to the outside.
So how does one go about doing such a thing? FWIW, I'll most likely build the door itself from scratch, some kind of sandwich/torsion panel type construction. The hanging and sliding hardware is easy enough to find.
Web sites and/or other sources of information would be very helpful too.