Sliding doors can be a problem sometimes when its sliding door track becomes sticky and causes difficulties for you to slide the door. Luckily, the problem can be fixed in a few simple steps that you can easily follow. You should not have to use your muscles to get a sliding door to glide along its own track. The door should move easily that you are able to open it with only one hand while your other hand is balancing a tray of drinks. If you have a door that only moves once you jiggle it along its track, then you should be able to get it rolling perfectly again just with a quick fix.
A dirty sliding door track is the primary reason of why sliding doors tend to get stuck. Hair, food, and mud find their way to ground onto the door track. All of that dirt will clog the wheels of the door. If you follow the following steps that will help you solve the problem but find that your door still does not slide, then your door may not have been installed properly or there is a structural problem.
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Firstly, you should lower the sliding door track. Then, you will remove the head stop and remove the door from the bottom sliding door track. After that, check the roller assemblies. Clean the wheels and tracks and also lubricate the tracks. Replace any damaged weather stripping and secure all the parts back.
The last step is to reinstall the door back on the sliding door track. In the future, you may want to regularly vacuum your track to keep it free from dirt. You may want to replace sliding door tracks if the above steps do not work for your door. A proper installation will make sliding door slide better.