Step 2: Remove Head Stop

removing the sliding door
Photo: John Gruen
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• Outside, set up a couple of sawhorses with pads.

• Take down any removable grilles, shades, or drapes.

• Slide the door fully open and remove the head stop by backing out its screws.

CAUTION: Don't leave the door unattended; without a stop, it can fall.
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    Tools List

    • flathead screwdriver
      Flathead screwdriver
    • sawhorse
      Sawhorse
    • hammer
      Hammer
    • block wood
      Wood block
    • putty knife
      Putty knife
    • needlenose pliers
      Plier

    Shopping List

    1. NEW ROLLER ASSEMBLIES
    (if needed)

    2. DENATURED ALCOHOL

    3. SILICONE SPRAY

    4. PARAFFIN WAX BLOCK5. WEATHERSTRIPPING
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    6. PLASTIC GLUE

    7. HANDS-FREE LOCK
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