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The Process of Replacing Sliding Glass Doors

May 18, 2015 by  
Filed under Doors

Replacing your sliding glass doors may be necessary if your current ones are damaged, broken or look worn out. There are plenty of options today as far as sliding glass door replacements are concerned so it should not be hard to pick one that would fit your needs and budget. As a matter of fact, you can buy replacement sliding doors both online and offline, as long as you have the correct measurements of your current one.

The process of interior glass door replacement is actually not very hard and can be done even without the help of a professional. The only tricky part is when you need to make the correct adjustments so that it could be opened properly, which is usually even more important if you are using doors which are not of good quality.

To make sure that you would be able to properly install the replacement doors, you first need to look for the adjustment screws so you can adjust them and take out your current sliding glass doors. You should also look in the frame of the sliding door to check if there is a nailing strip around the external part of the door. If there is, this would also need to be removed so you can take out the door frame.

After taking out the old doors, if you are using doors which only have one sliding side, you can simply set the new one in place and screw it in. If you are using doors which have two sliding sides, you need to center the bottom part and then level one of the sides before screwing it in place. After the frame is in place, you can place the sliding doors in one side at a time and adjusting them until they are level.

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