To put a sliding screen door back on track, vacuum the tracks that the screen door rolls on, and insert the top of the door into the frame. Walk the bottom of the door closer to the tracks, and lift it over the tracks using a flat-edged screwdriver for leverage as needed.Continue Reading
Remove any visible obstacles from the door tracks. Vacuum the tracks to ensure smooth operation.
Some sliding screen doors have adjustment screws below the rollers at the top of the door. These screws should be loosened slightly to allow the springs in the door frame to flex. Hold the door so that the locking mechanism faces the inside of the house.
Insert the top of the screen door into the frame. The bottom of the door should be several inches away from the bottom tracks. Carefully walk the bottom of the door closer to the tracks, pushing the door gently up into the frame. The springs in the door frame allow slight up and down movement.
Lift the bottom of the door up into the tracks, use a flat-edged screwdriver for leverage, and tighten any adjustment screws as needed.
To install a barn door, attach the rollers to the top and bottom edges of the door and affix the top and bottom trolley tracks over the barn door's opening and along the barn's floor, respectively. Finally, slide the door's rollers into the tracks and cap the track's ends.Full Answer >
To install a pocket door, frame in an opening, put up and secure the structure, attach door plates, insert hangers in the track, install the drywall, fix guides at the pocket's mouth, install head jambs and fix the door casings. Paint the door before installing the structure.Full Answer >
Repair a sliding glass door by adjusting the fit in the frame, cleaning the track, lubricating the guide wheels, or replacing the track. Determining the reason the door does not operate smoothly helps you to know the right repair.Full Answer >
To install a pocket door frame, affix the header to it, position it appropriately with the door jamb and in the opening, and ensure that the track is level. Attach the drywall, take out the spacer brackets, and attach the door bumper. Finally, attach the hanger plates, hanger pin, split header and door guides.Full Answer >