Custom Valances For Sliding Glass Doors - In regards to maintaining your house in tip-top shape, nothing can be more annoying than the usual sliding glass door that will not slide. So having personally experienced such sliding glass door angst, I chose to write this short article to educate you of the number 1 reason why your sliding glass door will not slide - and what you can do about it!
The number 1 reason why your sliding glass door will not side is because too much dirt and debris have clogged up the wheels and the course of your door panel. This is not a hard fix, but it is best if you have another person present to assist you because sliding glass doors are rather heavy.
After the door is on its side, you can carefully analyze the track along with the wheels. Most often, you will find the wheels are full of debris and soot, as well as the course is, in addition, probably quite dirty. Needle point and use compressed air pliers, to clean the wheels. Be careful to pull every last hair out from the wheel bearings. It's wise to be diligent in this step, and therefore you do not have to make a habit of this procedure.
While you're at it, clean up all the "mating-edges" of the doorway. This can be where the sliding door and some other surface of the door frame meet. A general rule of thumb is always to just wipe down anything that looks dirty. Don't forget, even if the dirt isn't always on the path itself, it may fall to the path causing your door to need another wipe down.