Making a Sliding Screen Door Hardware

Sliding Screen Door Hardware Addition

Sliding screen door hardware – With the exception of glass or mirrored doors, sliding doors is simply manufactured doors are fitted with rollers and guides. An experienced woodworker with a fully equipped workshop can make doors and set them up as a slider. But the average do-it-yourself enthusiast often fined this type of project time consuming and difficult. You can convert a few doors to the controls or buy new doors at most home improvement stores. Obtain a pair of doors, based on the size of the door, and sliding screen door hardware includes a kit with rollers, guides and the roller track.


Determine the length of the roller track by measuring the width of the door opening between the inner surfaces of the side pieces in each side. For interior sliding screen door hardware, install the track at the top of the doorway. For exterior doors, measure the width of the opening at floor level.

Measure and mark the runway to length. Cut the groove with a hacksaw and remove any burrs on the cut end with a sanding block. Set up a power or screwdriver with a screw-top bracket. Place the groove on top of the opening or at the floor and directing the inner edge with the inner edges of the doorjambs at each side. Secure the track over the top of the opening or the floor by the screws at each of the processed holes in the track.

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