We’ve encountered several people who tend to be anxious about their newly installed sliding glass doors. True enough, sliding doors may seem more fragile than your usual hardwood French doors, however this type of door has become famous among home and office owners for a lot of reasons, and fragility is definitely not one of them.

On the contrary, sliding doors can provide a property with better security and energy efficiency, without occupying too much space. The installation process is also rather more intricate than traditional doors, so sliding doors prove to be a reliable feature of any house or office. This likewise means that sliding doors requires less maintenance than perceived. Perhaps, the only disadvantage is that every part of a sliding door matters and one problem with even the tiniest part can already significantly affect the overall functions of the sliding door. If you want smooth glides of your door for the longest possible time, there are easy maintenance tips that you can do.

Dust Off

For some reasons, that we too have not figured out yet, dust always finds a way to invade our spaces, no matter how meticulous we already are. Since dust is already a reality that we need to live with, the next best thing that can be done is to simply ensure that dust does not accumulate in the sliding door. Dust and other dirt particles around the space can accumulate in the sliding door’s roller, which can consequently make it less smooth to use the door. If this is left unaddressed, it can also result in more complex damages to the door that require an expert’s help.

Mind the track

Your sliding door track is also one of the most important parts to look out for, and dirt’s favorite rendezvous place. A damaged or non-functional track could also m