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  1. Windows and Doors
    I have a sliding patio door, made of steel, installed in 1955. It is now dragging on the track. It appears to have only one adjustment screw--accessed from a hole on the side of the frame on the non-latch side. Turning the screw clockwise did indeed raise the roller on that side of the door...
  2. General DIY Discussions
    So I'm trying to get a couch into our condo and it will not fit through the front door. The only plausible way would be to get it through the sliding patio door. Removing the sliding door was very simple but the fixed panel doesn't seem to want to move. It had two plastic brackets on the top...
  3. Windows and Doors
    Especially the part about “scrap use only”?
  4. Building & Construction
    I have a house built in the 1950s. At some point, a prior owner had a sliding patio door installed (I say that assuming that it is not original). It is an all wood one that is heavy/difficult to slide, and the hardware is not in the best of shape. I have tried to use silicone lubricant on the...
  5. Building & Construction
    Hi Guys! Our sliding door seems to always come off it's roller (actually, I'm just assuming it uses some kind of roller mechanism?) We've taken the whole sliding door out to find the rollers but found nothing at the bottom or the top of the door. I reckon somethings missing from our door but MR...
  6. Building & Construction
    I'm attempting to install a sliding glass door in an exterior brick wall but have some concerns with the construction process. I have heard that a door shouldn't be installed within 2-4 feet of a corner and was wondering if there is something that could be done to work around this and still...
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