Triple Sliding Glass Door Track - As it pertains to maintaining your home in tip top shape, nothing can be more annoying than the usual sliding glass door that will not slide. After all, what's the purpose of getting an attractive glass door that leads out to a picturesque backyard when the darn thing requires three NFL linebackers to slide it open?
The number 1 reason why your sliding glass door will not side is because too much dirt and debris have clogged up the course of your door panel and the wheels. That is not a hard fix, but it's best if you have another person present to help you because most sliding glass doors are quite heavy.
You can carefully analyze the track and the wheels, once the door is on its side. Most commonly, you will find the wheels are filled with soot and debris, and also the track is also probably quite dirty. To clean the wheels, needle point and use compressed air pliers. Take care to pull every last hair out from the wheel bearings.
While you're at it, clean up all the "mating-borders" of the door. This really is where the sliding door and every other surface of the door frame meet. A rule of thumb of thumb is always to simply wipe down anything that seems filthy. Remember, even whenever dirt isn't necessarily on the path itself, it may fall to the path causing your door to need another wipe down.