Five Tips for Maintaining Your Automatic Sliding Doors


Automatic sliding doors provide multiple functions. They welcome patrons to your facility, handle high pedestrian traffic volumes, all while directing traffic within your facility. Following these short steps will help insure continued smooth operation of your automatic sliding door equipment.

  1. Clear any debris found at the bottom guide tracks to keep doors sliding smoothly
  2. Perform daily safety checks on your equipment per AAADM guidelines
  3. When the weather permits, consider leaving switching or changing the inner automatic door on hold open, to reduce the number of cycles throughout the year.
  4. In the event or occurrence of snowfall/ice storm be sure to remove all rock-salt that remains around the aluminum bottom tracks.
  5. Schedule an annual AAADM inspection of your automatic door equipment