Is your Patio Door rubbing on the frame? Follow these few simple steps to make some quick adjustments by raising or lowering the Patio Door:

Balancing - Raising or Lowering a Patio Door

  1. At the bottom of the Patio Door frame, there are two screws on both the front and the back of the sliding door. The top screw holds the wheels in place and the bottom screw adjusts the door up and down
  2. To stop the Patio Door from rubbing on the frame, use a Robertson screwdriver to adjust the bottom screw on each side of the sliding door to raise or lower each side to a level position so that it is just the wheels riding on the frame, and not the Patio Door frame itself
    • To raise the Patio Door, tighten the bottom screw by turning clockwise
    • To lower the Patio Door, loosen the bottom screw by turning counterclockwise
  3. To adjust the wheels on the back side of the Patio Door, follow the directions above to adjust the bottom screw in order to raise or lower that side of the patio door
  4. If you have a Security Foot Lock, there are two screws that will need to be removed with a Robertson screwdriver to expose the screws on the frame underneath
  5. Once the Patio Door is balanced, simply put it back together by replacing the Security Foot Lock (if applicable)
  6. Be sure to test the Security Foot Lock to make sure it is locking properly

If you are having trouble with the Security Foot Lock after putting it all back together:

  • If the lock is not catching in the hole, simply loosen the two screws and adjust the Security Foot Lock up or down
  • Make sure the screws in the Security Foot Lock are not over tightened, as that can pinch the lock and cause it not to work

Additional Tip:

  • To ensure that your Patio Door is now balanced correctly, you can use a level on the lip of the Sliding Door as a quick and easy double check

Tools Required:

  • #2 Robertson Screwdriver (square head)
  • Level
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