We found this basement entrance hidden under a carpeted trap door on Photobucket. It appears the door conceals the seldom used basement and allows for the space above to be used as a small office area when closed. An installation like this goes against some building codes in the US, and could cause allow for […]
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While investigating the the Deck Hatches recently on Lucigold’s site, we ran across these heavy duty utility hatches. They implement the same overlapping lip design and gas shock supports as the deck hatches, but are made for use anywhere a horizontal hatch is needed. Great for covering wells, springs, meters and any other type of […]
Yesterday we presented a custom deck trap door that allowed access to an external cellar basement door. That set us on a journey to see what other options there were for the same function. We found this company, LuciGold, that makes hatches for this specific purpose. Each of these hatches removes the need of opening […]
Sometimes hidden passages are created out of necessity for a functional space. Userjb2411 on ContractorTalk.com was hired to build a backyard deck. The deck was going to be at door level and cover over the exterior doors the basement cellar. To retain access to the cellar and have a functional space, two trap doors were […]
Bob Durnell posted this custom woodworking project over at LumberJocks. The small, seldom used basement of a California home lent itself to be accessed by a trap door. Bob lined up oak boards with the existing hardwood floor. He then epoxied those to an MDF board and reinforced it with iron channel for strength and […]
We found this hidden hot tub on AirBNB. The vacation rental is loft style and tight on space. To make the most of what was available, a section of the floor lifts up as a trap door revealing a hidden hot tub beneath.
Smart Product Technology makes a kit to turn several of your bottom stairs into a hidden lift-up door. This kit allows you to reach the area underneath the stairs, or space inside the actual framing of the stairs. This can be used for storing guns and valuables. SPT makes the kits for any standard constructed […]
We found a picture of this staircase on Pinterest. It’s concealed by a wooden panel to the side and a trapdoor on the floor.
This user on Flickr shows their secret trap door opens up to reveal the basement stairwell.
We weren’t able to find out much about this room except that it contains trap doors to additional space below the floor accessed through trap doors.