Archive for March, 2016

WHO IS SLIDERS?

March 13th, 2016 No Comments
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SlidersUSA, under the direction of Charlie Scott, formally an award-winning international engineer, trains and licenses contractors in the Midwest to provide the periodic maintenance required of residential sliding patio doors. This involves those pesky sliding patio doors that annually become more difficult to operate. Thinking they need new doors for thousands of dollars, few homeowners realize that sliding doors just need a little attention now and then. But, until Sliders, there were no companies to provide the skilled workmanship and readily available parts to fill the void in the metropolitan Chicago

Doing Some Painting?

March 13th, 2016 No Comments
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Make sure the weather-seals on and around your sliding patio door are NOT painted. If the weather-seal is painted it will affect the integrity of the seal and the dried paint can be heard scraping each time the door is moved.  Weather-seals encrusted with dried paint can be easily replaced.  Also, you will notice that the painter cannot reach the vertical parts between the frames where the panels interlock.  These areas can only be painted when the door is removed.  You may become accustomed to the fact that these areas are not painted, but your