Ways To Keep Your Entrance Sliding Doors Reliable And Functional

When we talk about timber sliding doors, then they are very convenient and look very easily approachable in the commercial areas where there is a lot of traffic. There are some homeowners who like to install these outdoor systems in their homes as well. These types of doors provide a lot of benefits to homes as well. You can choose from a different variety of styles to get installed in your homes, the next thing you need to make sure is that they stay perfectly functional and look stunning at the same time. With the help of sliding doors, you can also add a few safety features to your home as well. 

Following are some tips that will come in handy when maintaining your sliding doors.

  1. Test Existing Lock 

There are some sliding doors that come with a lock on one side so that the door is held with the frame. You need to make sure that the lock functions properly and if you ever notice any problem with it, then try to fix it immediately. If you prefer to get a professional sliding door installer, then that could do you good in so many ways.

  1. Maintain and care for the rollers and door tracks 

It is important to acknowledge the fact that sliding doors are dependent on rollers that help them to move back and forth and if those rollers are damaged, then your doors lose the right to be called sliding doors. If you notice any debris or dirt on the rollers, try to remove it quickly and make sure to add the adjustments that it needs. Most of these doors come with adjustment holes on the bottom or the top edges and you can extend them for the purpose of getting smoother functioning. Because of this track, any intruder that tries to disturb the peace of your home will be caught.

  1. Lubricate the tracks 

Despite the fact that you need to do regular checkups on the rollers, you also need to make sure that you apply some sort of lubricant to smoothen the operation. You can also prefer to lubricate the door lock with the help of an aerosol lubricant so that you can be able to flush out the coat and grime moving parts along with it. There is a chance for you to disassemble the lock if you try to lubricate it, so make sure to get a professional to do the work for you. 

  1. Install a commercial lock

The commercial sliding doors demand a commercial lock in order to improve security and reliability. You can use the lock as a replacement for the supplement or latch lock and you can install it at any height according to your door. There are two or more features of the lock which are able to attach the steel bolts and closure points that all fall into one point. You can also add an alarm system to your home as well.

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 Construction & building