Glass Door Over Tub - When it comes to keeping your home in tip-top condition, nothing can be more annoying than a sliding glass door that will not slide. After all, what's the reason of having an attractive glass door that leads out to a picturesque backyard in the event the darn thing requires three NFL linebackers to slide it open?
The number 1 reason your sliding glass door will not side is because too much dirt and debris have clogged the wheels and the track of your door panel up. It's best if you have another person present to help you, because most sliding glass doors are very heavy, although this is not a difficult fix.
When the door is on its side, it is possible to carefully analyze the track along with the wheels. Mostly, you will discover the wheels are filled with soot and debris, as well as the trail can be probably very filthy. Needle tip and use compressed air pliers, to clean the wheels. Take care to pull every last hair from the wheel bearings. It is wise to be diligent in this step, and therefore you don't have to make a habit of this process.
While you're at it, clean up all the "mating-borders" of the doorway. This really is where the sliding door meets with any other surface of the door frame. A rule of thumb of thumb is always to just wipe down anything that appears dirty. Remember, even if the dirt is just not necessarily on the trail itself, it may eventually fall to the course causing your door to demand another wipe down.