Patio / June 13, 2018 /
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.
One of the most popular styles of patio doors are sliding patio doors. Vinyl is one of the most popular materials used to construct patio doors. Vinyl sliding patio doors offer great energy efficiency as they are constructed much like vinyl windows, with insulated glass and frames. Sliding patio doors are also very easy to operate. They glide along a track and can be opened and closed with minimal effort.