Patio / June 22, 2018 / .
Once your door is painted, you have the option to choose stylish door décor. Many people think wreaths are just for the holidays, but in fact, they can be used any time of year. Floral, burlap or herb wreaths are great additions to add warmth to any front door. Pennant flags are another great idea to add a unique look to your home.
What also causes rollers to jump off track is a bent one. Bent tracks can be either inward or outward and prevent the door from moving all the way on the track. Inward bend, towards the floor, can be repaired with pliers or vise grips by pulling the bend back into place. Outward bend will require pliers, a hammer or rubber mallet to repair it by pushing it down. If a homeowner places something atop the outward bend, it will be easier for the hammer to hit that point and push the bend back into place. Be sure to tap gently and remove the door to avoid damages.
Sliding doors move easily because of the rollers installed on either side of the door. However, if the door gets stuck and must be pushed against to move, it is likely the rollers have an obstruction or are failing because of wear. Dirty rollers can have various items in them leaves, sticks, dirt which obstructs door movement. They will need to be cleaned to be able to move again without getting stuck on the track or against one another. If they have cracks or bends, homeowners will need new rollers. This is especially true for sliding doors with metal rollers, which rust over time.
For a sleek update, a black front door can fit with almost any homes style, giving it a contemporary feel. If your décor tends to be more modern, it is a good idea to update some of your doors hardware to match. Stick with silver and sleek door hardware to complete the contemporary look.