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The Best Lubricants for Stubborn Sliding Door Tracks

A sliding door track is an essential component of a sliding door system. It allows the door to slide smoothly without binding or catching on the tracks. However, if the tracks have been neglected over time, they may require lubrication. The best way to keep sliding doors in good working order is to regularly apply lubricant to the tracks. This will ensure that the door slides smoothly and easily.

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Here’s how to choose the best lubricant for your tracks.

There are several different types of lubricants available for use with sliding door tracks. These include silicone oil, grease, wax, and soap. Each type has its advantages and disadvantages.

Silicone oil is one of the most popular lubricants used by homeowners because it provides excellent performance and lasts longer than other types of lubricants. However, it requires regular maintenance to prevent clogging. Grease is another common choice among homeowners.

It works well as a lubricant and also helps reduce friction between the door and the tracks. However, grease tends to dry out quickly, so it must be applied frequently.

Wax is another option for lubricating sliding door tracks. Waxes are easy to apply and provide a protective coating that prevents dirt and debris from sticking to the tracks. They also help protect against corrosion. However, waxes tend to wear off quickly.

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Best Lubricant For Stubborn Sliding Door Track

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Sliding Screen Door Maintenance

Maintenance of Sliding Screen Doors

Sliding screen doors  are good looking and functional but very delicate or weak in terms of durability. Most of the time they don’t glide smoothly on the track and the screens become torn very often, the door track becomes full of debris and and dirt etc. All those reason make the sliding screen door less durable and unsteady.

Sliding screen door maintenance consists of few steps. They are more or less like the following..

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Sliding Screen Door Maintenance

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Spring clean Windows

Spring is the season for Screens! 

Today is the first day of spring in the year 3/20/2021. Steve Tristan in Columbus Ohio shares his thoughts on spring time and how beautiful it is outside. It’s time to start that spring cleaning and get some new window screens, screen doors, and blinds.

All the flowers are blooming, the bees are buzzing, and the eggs are hatching this spring.

The amount of rain this year brought California out of drought.  The state had been in a serious drought since 2011.   snow packed Mountains, as well as the lakes, rivers and reservoirs are flowing massive amounts of water.

In addition, California wildflowers are in super bloom, including the well know poppy because of the increased amount of rain.  Golden poppies have started blanketing the Antelope Valley, near our shop in Acton.Read More »Spring is the season for Screens!

Spring is the season for Screens!

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