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Tips To Make A Sliding Glass Door Open And Close Easier

Posted by Joe Paschitti on Aug 19, 2021 8:00:00 AM

The humid beach climate of Southwest Florida makes it challenging to keep your glass sliding doors in excellent condition. Salt water, sand, humidity, and simple everyday wear and tear can damage the door and tracks, making it difficult to open and close the doors. Fortunately, we know how to make a sliding door slide easier. There are a few things you can do as a homeowner first. If those do not work, it may be time to reach out to the professionals.

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Topics: Window Repair & Service, Sliding Glass Doors, Sliding Glass Door Repair


How to Prevent Water Intrusion From A Leaking Sliding Glass Door

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Feb 10, 2021 7:30:00 AM

Sliding glass doors are great ways to open up your home to the outside world on a nice day. They can let in plenty of fresh air while giving up very little floor space. However, If you've ever spent a summer anywhere in Southwest Florida, you know that thunderstorms can quickly drop inches of rain in just a few minutes and can cause water to infiltrate through a leaking sliding glass door. 

Some of the most common causes of a leaking sliding glass door include a dirty or broken track or broken wheels. A sliding glass patio door will work well for a long time, without any issues, as long as it's correctly installed and maintained.

Fortunately, water infiltration from heavy rainfall, a tropical storm, or a hurricane can be prevented when you have a sliding glass door that's properly installed and designed with weather-resistant properties.

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Topics: Impact Doors, Sliding Glass Doors


5 Reasons to Install a Folding Glass Wall in Your Home

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Oct 6, 2020 12:21:00 PM

Living in Southern Florida has many benefits, but one of the best is our year-round sunny skies and warm weather. 

Many homeowners take advantage of our beautiful temperate climate by entertaining or enjoying a quiet evening relaxing at home on their lanais. (As they should!)

folding glass wall example for 5 Reasons to Install a Folding Glass Wall in Your Home

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Topics: Glass Lanai Enclosures, Sliding Glass Doors, Glass Walls, Glass Lanai


Why to Choose our Entry & Garage Doors for your Home’s Hurricane Protection

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Nov 15, 2018 11:24:21 AM

When a hurricane strikes, high winds, rain and debris can enter your home—or business— through a number of ways. Sometimes, they barrel right through your front door! Once an opening like this is made, your space is left exposed, destroying your possessions and threatening the safety of your family or employees.

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Topics: Impact Door Installation, Impact Doors, Sliding Glass Doors, Garage Doors, hurricane doors


5 Common Problems and Solutions for Sliding Glass Doors

Posted by Jimmy Hawley on Oct 12, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Known for letting refreshing streams of light into the home, sliding glass doors are a beautiful addition to many southwest Florida homes. Whether you have a patio, balcony, or deck, sliding glass doors also provide easy outdoor access to the warm Florida air. As with any welcome addition, the doors do occasionally need minor repair or replacement. To help homeowners, we compiled a list of 5 common sliding glass door problems and repairs.

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Topics: Sliding Glass Doors


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