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Beginners Guide to Installing Sliding Screen Door

This step-by-step guide to installing your sliding screen door will make it easy for anyone.

Sliding screen doors are a great way to let fresh air into your home while keeping bugs and other unwanted pests out. They are also a great option for those who want to save space, as they do not require extra room for opening and closing like traditional hinged doors do. In this article, we will go over the steps for installing sliding screen doors, including measuring the door opening, cutting and attaching the track, and installing the door itself.

Whether you are a beginner or an experienced DIYer, this guide will provide you with all the information you need to successfully install a sliding screen door in your home.

Setting up and installing a sliding screen door on your home is a fairly straightforward process that doesn’t require specialized tools or skills. With the right steps, supplies, and instructions, you’ll be able to easily install your sliding screen door and enjoy its benefits in no time.

Efrain showing us how to measure a sliding screen door Funny
Efrain showing us how to measure a sliding screen door Funny


Before you purchase your sliding screen door, you’ll want to make sure it fits the size of your doorway correctly. See our measuring instructions before ordering. How to measure a Sliding Screen Door

Installing a Sliding Screen Door is simple and straight forward than you are thinking of.

Isa is gonna install this sliding screen door on the track successfully within one and half minute. Watch this 1.50 minute video to get a visual understanding.

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Required tools to get it done

  • Philips screwdriver
  • Metal putty knife or flat head screwdriver
  • Cordless drill with Phillips bit
  • Pencil
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Step by step guide to installation.

  1. Attached plastic track guides to the top of the right side of the frame and then to the left side.
  2. Take your sliding screen door and carefully insert the top wheel and frame up into the top channel
  3. use your putty knife or flat head screwdriver to lift lower wheels over the bottom track.
  4. If wheels do not raise then use the Philips head screwdriver to turn the set screw clockwise or counterclockwise to adjust the wheel outside of the frame.
  5. Slide wheels and bottom frame after the bottom track.
  6. Use silicone spray or Aluma-Lub on the bottom track and wheels for smooth sliding.
  7. Set j-hook for latch.
  8. You will need the cordless drill, the j-hook, self-drilling screw and track guides are attached on to the black latch in a clear plastic bag.
  9. Remove it.  Mark the frame where the metal latch is located then mark the frame where the j-hook is going to mount.
  10. Install the j-hook with provided screws, adjust if needed.  Test the screen door to make sure everything works.
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