How to Fix a Sliding Door That Wont Slide

A sliding door that won’t slide is a bit like that one guy you work with who has literally one job to do, and yet he still messes it up, time and time again. All your door has to do is move one way, and move the other… what on Earth is so hard about that?!

Cool your cannons, buddy. There’s good news in stock for you. Unlike that workplace dud, your sliding door can be turned into a high-performing superstar in no time.

Here, the professionals at We Fix Sliding Doors, Melbourne’s premier sliding door service, tell us how to fix a sliding door that won’t slide.

What to do:

First, let’s run through some things that you should do when you’ve got a sliding door that won’t budge:

Stop using the door

As soon as you notice there’s something wrong with your sliding door, it’s best to stop using it. This is a good way to prevent a small issue from turning into a big one. For example, the initial problem may be something simple, like a lack of lubrication. If you keep using your sliding door when it’s not sufficiently lubricated, the problem will escalate into wearing out your rollers, which are much costlier to repair. Remember what Mr Paul Kelly said? From little things, big things grow. We don’t want that happening with your sliding door issues.

Call a sliding door technician

Then, call a sliding door technician from We Fix Sliding Doors. Your technician will give a thorough inspection and, whatever the issue, solve it on the same day.

Relax and watch them magically fix your door

Sit back, relax and watch your sliding door troubles slide away!

What not to do:

And, now, let’s talk about what not to do when you have a sliding door that won’t slide.

Freak out

Freaking out about an un-slideable sliding door won’t help anything. Keep calm, and call a professional.

Ignore the problem

Ignoring the problem is rarely a good idea. The truth is that a sliding door won’t fix itself. Addressing the issue as soon as possible is the best way to save money down the track on bigger repairs.

Try to fix it yourself

We Aussies are pretty handy people, but sliding doors can be pretty complicated and require special tools and know-how to fix them. Don’t try to save a buck by attempting to fix the door yourself!

A door that doesn’t slide is easily fixed by We Fix Sliding Doors. As Melbourne’s friendliest, most experienced (and best-looking) team of sliding door legends, they take pride in their workmanship and simply love saving you thousands of dollars on a door replacement. Call the team and grab a quote today!

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