There are a wide variety of sliding door types, coming in various sizes, shapes and constructions, as well as in a variety of settings, be it the home, a commercial or industrial premises.
Breaking this down further, there are glass, aluminium, timber and cavity sliding doors, all of which require unique hardware solutions, with rollers being an integral part.
With our decades of experience in the industry, Lock and Roll technicians know the precise issues to look for, with the hard working rollers typically a problem area.
These issues can be either from the rollers breaking, or prolonged use wearing them down, often causing issues for the internal bearings.
The rollers themselves are available for a massive array of applications for different sizes and shapes of doors, with the components designed to suit individual door designs and load ratings.
For instance, many external facing sliding doors have rollers located in their base, taking the full weight of the door, while others such as internal cavity doors tend to be lighter, with rollers located in the top of the design.
Outside of the rollers themselves, other parts of the sliding door system can wear or become damaged with long term use.
For instance, the sliding door tracks can become worn or warped via repeated openings and being walked on, while other items such as mohairs and seals can also pose issues with age.
While sliding doors can be cumbersome in nature, components like rollers can typically be easily accessed for repairs, although with cavity doors, the working of the track and rollers can be hidden within a wall space, an area which requires specialist attention.
Lock and Roll can also assist with the replacement and repairs associated with locks, latches and handles, not only with sliding doors, but also sliding windows.