Quick Guide to Install Sliding Doors

Installing sliding doors can increase your homes value and aesthetic appearance. Your home will be beautiful and unique as the sliding doors will be reflection of your own personal style. Whether you choose sliding doors for the inside of your home or the outside of your home, they will definitely increase the beauty of your house. Installing sliding doors is not a difficult task but it’s a good idea to brush up on how to properly install sliding doors and what you will need to get the job done correctly. From your sliding door rails all the way down to measuring the opening, this is a quick guide to installing beautiful sliding doors.

Start by Measuring the Door Frame

The door frame where you are going to put the sliding doors has to be measured so you know how much room you are working with. Depending on the opening, you may want to install double sliding doors or a single sliding door.

Measure the Height of the Tracks

You want to measure the height of the tracks before installing your sliding doors to ensure the doors are installed just where you want them to be. You don’t want your doors to be too high or too low.

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Attach the Tracks

Once everything is measured, attach the tracks to the door and the door frame.

Continue Attaching the Tracks, Rollers, and Sliding Door Rails

You want to follow up with attaching the tracks, rollers, and sliding door rail so that you can hang the door onto the frame.

Hang the door frame

Once you have all of your hardware attached, attach the sliding door to the track. Install the door stoppers on the top and the bottom of the doors as the instructions or guides say.

Sliding doors look great and can be simple to install. Most sliding doors come with the instructions necessary to install the doors properly. If you are doing a totally do it yourself project, you will want to ensure that you choose the hardware for your sliding door that is appropriate. If you are purchasing an entire kit, the hardware may come with the materials so that it can be even simpler to install. If you are in the midst of installing your sliding door and are not sure if you can complete the task, definitely seek out the help of a professional to help you install the door properly. Following the above steps along with the instructions that come with the door will ensure that your door is installed correctly.

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