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DOOR NEEDS A JERK!

December 26th, 2012 No Comments
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A common situation with metal framed sliding doors occurs after a few years when the house has shifted slightly during settling.  It’s hard to open. Metal framed sliding patio doors are designed to open with ease and close snuggly between fiber weatherstrips in the vertical channel on the jamb.  But, if the jamb tilts just 1/16 of an inch, the channel can be cockeyed just enough to “squeeze” the door more tightly than originally designed. Now, when you unlatch the door and attempt to open it, it takes a real hard tug