How to Replace the Rollers on Your Patio Sliding Glass Glass Door

 


Article by: Paul Pallas

Hiring a professional to replace your rollers could cost you around $100 not including the cost of the replacement parts. Below are detailed steps containing all the information , Solar For Your House: Learn The Lizard Lesson you will need to know to replace your patio , The Right Carpet For Your Home sliding glass door , Fireplace Terms Don't Need to Confuse You rollers yourself. , Avoiding Leaks When Installing Vinyl Retrofit Windows

* Before you start, understand that you need to take the sliding glass door , Are You Ready For A Love Affair - with Laminate Flooring? out of its frame to work on the rollers. The sliding glass door , Fireplace Terms Don't Need to Confuse You is heavy. You may need the assistance of another to help you remove the door. , Storage A Clean Solution

1) Your patio , Create a Luxurious Laundry Room glass door , How To Choose A Pool Cover? will have two separate glass , Buying a Flagpole units. One unit is the door , Creating a Realistic Home Remodeling Budget that you slide and the other unit is stationary. First, stand outside , Simple Way to Get More Heat from Your Fireplace your house , Sharp Solar – Solar Energy Manufacturer and look at your sliding glass door. , Best Air Purifiers - Take A Deep Breath If the stationary unit is between you and the sliding unit you will most likely have to remove the stationary unit so that you can get to the glass , Electrical Test and Tag Frequently Asked Questions sliding unit.

Before you go through the trouble of removing the stationary unit, first try to go inside , Lowering Your Total Roof Cost your house , You can update the look of your kitchen by refacing or painting your exiting kitchen cabinets and see if you can remove the sliding unit. Usually you cannot because there is a lip along the bottom of the patio , A Guide to Wall Mural Kits glass door , Electrical Test and Tag Frequently Asked Questions frame (it keeps moisture , Creating a Realistic Home Remodeling Budget out of the house) that prevents the sliding glass door , Five Tips On Buying Water Products For Your Home from being removed from the inside. , The Best Hot Water Portable Generator Revealed

If the rollers on the bottom of the door , Discount Home Appliances are difficult to get over the lip, you can adjust them to help you create more room , Sharp Solar – Solar Energy Manufacturer (go down to step 2). If it is not the rollers but the sliding unit's frame preventing you from pulling the sliding unit out of the door , The Right Carpet For Your Home frame, you are going to need to remove the stationary unit first before you can remove the sliding unit.

To remove the stationary unit, you first need to take out your screen door , Be Cool and Comfortable While Saving Money (if you have one). Lift one end of the screen door , Professional Tips for Crown Molding Installation frame and use a screwdriver to lift the roller on the bottom of the screen door , Absolutely, Buy A Superior Quality Air Mattress Bed frame off of the track. Do this to both ends of the screen door , Lowering Your Total Roof Cost and your screen door , How To Choose A Pool Cover? will pull out of the door , Lowering Your Total Roof Cost frame.

The stationary unit is held in place , Five Tips On Buying Water Products For Your Home by a metal , The Best Hot Water Portable Generator Revealed piece that runs along the bottom of the track from the corner of the stationary unit to the bottom of the side jamb (there is a chance this piece is missing , Professional Tips for Crown Molding Installation but if you do have one remove it from the track). After you have removed the metal , Safety Tips When Purchasing Playground Equipment piece, look for screws , How to Select a Home Remodeling Contractor holding the stationary unit frame in place. , You can update the look of your kitchen by refacing or painting your exiting kitchen cabinets After removing all of the screws , Duct Cleaning - When Should It be Done try pulling the stationary unit out of the door , Bracing Winters Grip With Radiant Floor Heat frame. If you are having trouble pulling out the stationary unit, try placing a screwdriver between the stationary unit's bottom frame and the track it is resting on. Lift up on the screwdriver while you have a helper pull out the stationary unit from the door , Creating a Realistic Home Remodeling Budget frame. Be careful not to use too much force with the screwdriver so that you do not damage the door , Lowering Your Total Roof Cost track.

2) You may need to create more room , The Right Carpet For Your Home when you attempt to remove the sliding unit from the door , Bracing Winters Grip With Radiant Floor Heat frame. To create more room , Developing a Garage Addition Building Plan and Estimating Garage Addition Costs you can adjust the rollers on the bottom of the sliding unit. By turning the adjusting screws , Solar For Your House: Learn The Lizard Lesson on the rollers clockwise the wheels move up into the sliding unit's frame giving you more room. , Far Infrared Energy and Far Infrared Saunas - 40 Fascinating Facts The adjusting screws , Avoiding Leaks When Installing Vinyl Retrofit Windows are located either at the bottom of the sliding unit's frame or in the sides of the frame. There is a chance that there are plugs covering the screws. , Fireplace Terms Don't Need to Confuse You

After you adjust both rollers (one on each side of the sliding unit's frame) try to remove the sliding unit from the door , Small Space Bathroom Remodeling - Maximize the Space and Save frame. If the unit is still getting stuck you may need to get someone to help you. Have your helper lift one side of the unit and pull outwards while you try to pry the other side of the unit over the track.

3) To remove the rollers from most sliding unit's you need to remove the bottom of the sliding unit's frame. Most likely the screw , Small Space Bathroom Remodeling - Maximize the Space and Save that holds the roller in place , Developing a Garage Addition Building Plan and Estimating Garage Addition Costs is the same screw , Storage A Clean Solution that holds the frame together. Remove the screw , Avoiding Leaks When Installing Vinyl Retrofit Windows from both sides of the unit. Then try to remove the bottom piece of the frame off of the sliding unit; you may need to use a rubber mallet or a piece of wood , Preserve Your Leather Items with the Best Possible Care and tap on the bottom of the frame until it comes off of the sliding unit.

Now that you have removed the bottom of the frame you can take a close look at your patio , Cheap Faux Wood Blinds - An Alternative to Wooden Blinds? glass door , Create a Luxurious Laundry Room rollers. Remove one of the rollers and match it up with one of the rollers on this page http://www.swisco.com/page/SI/CTGY/patio-glass-rollers-wheels-axles or bring the roller to your local , Sharp Solar – Solar Energy Manufacturer hardware store.

It is a good idea to replace both sliding door , Five Tips On Buying Water Products For Your Home rollers at the same time to prevent extra wear-and-tear to one new roller, which will have to work twice as hard when paired with an old roller.

4) After your new rollers come in, replace your old rollers with the new ones. To make it easier to install the sliding unit back into the door , Buying Fireplaces Online frame, adjust the rollers to be all the way up into the frame. Once you have the sliding unit back in the door , The Right Carpet For Your Home frame you can adjust the rollers for optimal performance. Keep adjusting the rollers until the door , Best Air Purifiers - Take A Deep Breath is sliding back and forth easily.

I am part of the third generation of the family business. Our business Swisco supplies and manufactures replacement window , Are You Ready For A Love Affair - with Laminate Flooring? and door , Storage A Clean Solution parts. To be helpful to our customers we have to be very knowledgeable about the parts we sell and how they are installed. Visit our Web , Buying a Flagpole site at http://www.Swisco.com

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