Sliding Door Rollers – What you Should Know

Rollers replacement project on a sliding glass door

The truth is that regardless of whether you are using a sliding glass or a regular sliding door, eventually it’s going to need a bit of help. They are regularly and continuously used and as they are, the rollers beneath them can suffer damages.

This is going to result in the door being harder and harder to open every single day until they become particularly worn out and impossible to open. This could lead to additional complications and it’s important to handle it quickly. With this in mind, if your door won’t slide well, you might want to engage with our services in sliding patio door replacement. We are capable of fixing screens, rollers, locks and basically everything which is even remotely related to the functionality of your sliding door.

Clean The Track and The Rollers Twice a Year

However, there are some things that you might want to take care of on your own as they might be just what you need to get the door to work again. Right off the bat, you can start with cleaning the tracks or the rollers, as they are commonly referred to. If they’ve accumulated excessive amounts of dirt, it’s quite possible and actually rather logical for your door to get stuck. What is more, the shape of the rollers is of a nature which allows small particles like little rocks and wooden picks to get within them and obstruct the movement of the door.

A sliding glass patio door repair project

Replacing the Rollers On Sliding Patio Glass Doors

Replacing the rollers of your patio door or any other sliding door is ultimately what you’d have to do if all other measures fail. However, if that’s the case, there is one thing that you should most certainly consider. You should get a professional to handle the task. Sure, you are likely to find quite a lot of tips and tricks on how to handle this solution the DIY style. The result, however, is almost always going to be the same – you are going to get it done only to see it fail after a few days or weeks of excessive usage.

Handling the functioning of sliding glass door or any other type of sliding door for that matter, is particularly challenging. The rollers play a paramount role in all that so trusting professionals to handle them is definitely advisable. You can call us right away if you need help with adjusting sliding door rollers or if your sliding door has fallen off track.

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Metal Door Frame Repair – Get The Service You’ve Been Looking For

A metal door frame

Unfortunately, as reliable as they are, metal doors and their frames are also susceptible to damage. There are quite a lot of different reasons for which the metal door frame could need the help of experts. One of the most common reasons for which you might want to get your frame checked out is corrosion. This is especially true if the frame is exposed to outside weather conditions or to some sort of chemicals like de-icing salts or cleaning detergents.

When it comes to steel door frames, corrosion is observed usually at the lower end of the jambs of the frame. It is commonly described as rust. There is a rather common misconception when it comes to corrosion. The majority of people tend to believe that it starts from the outside and spreads through the inside of the frame while in fact the opposite is actually true. The issue becomes serious when water, regardless of its source – it could be from humid conditions or from rain, finds its way to the inside of the frame. Once it’s there, it could become damp for a significant amount of time because the space is actually enclosed. Throughout this time, the backside of the frame is actually constantly wet and the rust is undeniably going to start to form.

A steel door frame

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Adding up to this particular issue, a lot of commercial door frames are filled with masonry mix when they are being installed. Even though it adds to the sturdiness of the application, this particular mix has a porous structure and whenever you have pore you have the capacity to retain water and moist a lot easier. The water is going to be in intimate contact with the backside of your frame for a prolonged amount of time and the latter is going to inevitably begin to rust. This is just how the process of corrosion works.

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  • Rolling steel shutter doors
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  • Metal fire door

With this in mind, you should trust AMPM Ottawa Locksmith & Doors professional door repair services to handle your door frame and jamb repair needs. It’s something which requires expertise and a lot of experience. We are going to make sure that everything is handled perfectly. What is more, you might want also consider getting jamb maintenance every now and then just to ensure that everything is handle properly and that there are no issues that may arise. This is capable of saving quite a lot of troubles down the line as well as money. The company located at #900, 251 Laurier Ave W, K1P 5J6, Ottawa, Ontario. We cover Ottawa east, south and west, with a fast same day 24 hour service.

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Storm Door Repair and the Considerations to Account for

A storm door

The truth is that storm doors are definitely amongst the solutions which take the most beating as they get constantly opened and closed. When you add pets and children to the picture you are going to end up with a recipe for screen repair and that’s for sure. Even though advertised as easy to repair aluminum storm doors are not that easy to handle. If you want to achieve professional looking results you are going to need to get in touch with a door repair company that offers 24/7 emergency services of that kind. We are capable of handling this issue for you and we assure you that the storm door is going to look as if you’ve just picked it out from the store.

Some things to be aware of when trying DIY door replacement

Aluminum glass doors would usually have removable glass inserts which are designated for the winter as well as removable screens for the spring, fall and the summer season. If you are in possession of an aluminum storm door you must have a removable screen insert. This is why we wouldn’t need to remove the screen insert while repairing the screen – it’s going to save us time and effort which is going to save you money.

Screen door repair project

Consider the mesh material when buying screen doors

The first thing that our sliding door professionals are going to do is to determine the material of the screen as well the damage that has been inflicted. In some occasions the screen doesn’t need replacement if it can be duly fixed. However, in other, we are not going to be left with a choice but to get you a new screen and place it where it belongs in order to ensure the protection of your premise and the functionality of the home.

Fiberglass and glass are both appropriate options which serve different purposes. While fiberglass is particularly lightweight and convenient, it’s also rather subtle which makes it easy to break. Glass, on the other hand, is far more reliable and dependable and you are going to have a hard time breaking it. Of course, accidents happen. If you’ve broken the glass on your residential storm door, you need to contact us right away. This could lead to further complications and you must most certainly refrain from doing anything until we arrive. Maybe collect the scattered pieces of broken or cracked glass and throw them away. This way you can at least ensure the safety of those around it.

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