Contemporary Window Coverings For Sliding Glass Doors - In regards to maintaining your house in tip top condition, nothing can be more annoying than the usual sliding glass door that will not slide. After all, what's the purpose of getting a beautiful glass door that leads out to some 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 soil and debris have clogged up the wheels and the track of your door panel. This really is not a hard fix, but because sliding glass doors are quite heavy, it is best if you've got another person present to help you. The first step would be to examine how your sliding glass door is fixed to the track.
When the door is on its side, you'll be able to closely examine the wheels along with the track. Most commonly, you will find the wheels are filled with debris and soot, and the course is also likely very dirty. Needle tip and use compressed air pliers to clean the wheels. Be careful to pull every last hair from the wheel bearings. It is best to be diligent in this step, so you do not have to make a habit of this process.
While you're at it, clean up all the "mating-edges" of the door. This is where the sliding door and every other surface of the door frame meet. A general rule of thumb would be to simply wipe down anything that looks filthy. Remember, even if the soil isn't necessarily on the track itself, it may eventually fall to the path causing your door to require another wipe down.