Remember what my sliding doors looked like before? I talked about how much I disliked them in the first video we created for this series. First of all, I wanted doors that actually worked. But I also wanted high-quality sliders to match the high-end materials and finishes in my kitchen, which we’d just finished renovating.

Yikes is right. Marvin Windows and Doors to the rescue!

Throughout the installation process, we discovered the shocking reason one of the doors was barely operable. Find out the scary truth of what we found out, and how our awesome team fixed it:

Well, as you can see, the doors are finally installed, and we’ve been using them for some time now (multiple times a day every day!). They’re easy to operate, fit nicely in our modern kitchen and we couldn’t be happier with the quality of both the doors themselves but also the installation.



The plan




You can also watch part 1 and 2 of this video series on

Special thanks to, Marvin Windows & Doors, and the team at Hamilton Building Supply for making this renovation and these videos possible.

After photos by Kate Glicksberg.