Building Pocket Doors With Matt Risinger (VIDEO)

In this video Matt RIsinger shows how to install a quality pocket door by avoiding common mistakes and pitfalls.

Matt Risinger thinks that, thanks to poor installation and cheap hardware, pocket doors have a bad reputation that they don’t deserve . In this video he sets the record straight, showing how to overcome these pitfalls to install a quality pocket door. Matt’s first piece of advice? Don’t go to a home center for the hardware. Instead, go with a premium brand- the quality will make a huge difference.


Matt Risinger is a builder in Austin, TX whose goal is to educate people on the principles of Building Science in a practical way. Matt builds homes that are dramatically more energy efficient, durable, healthy, and comfortable than most new homes in America. He has a BS in Industrial Management and has worked in construction across the United States. Since 2005 Matt has owned and operated his own company “Risinger & Co.”, which has grown to 27 people. He loves quality craftsmanship and is proud to show off his crew’s efforts on his YouTube channel.

Thanks for sharing your terrific insight and awesome videos, Matt.