How To Adjust a Sticking Patio Screen Door

Badly aligned rollersinside the bottom of apatio screen door willcause the door to bind orstick when opening orclosing.

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Sticking Door No More!

Badly aligned rollersinside the bottom of apatio screen door willcause the door to bind orstick when opening orclosing. This stresses thecorners of the door, andif the corner jointsbecome loose, the doorwill eventually fall apart.But you can adjust thedoor to glide smoothlywith just a screwdriver.Youll find two adjustmentscrews at thebottom of the door, oneat each end, that raise orlower separate rollers.Adjust them as shownhere.

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  1. Lower the door. Turn the adjustment screw counterclockwise and lower the door until it rests on the track. Do the same at the other end of the door.
  2. Then raise it one roller until it lifts the door about 1/4 in. off the track. Slowly raise the other roller until theres an even gap between the door and the track.

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