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Unassembled Patio DoorInstallation Guide2-Panel Door50 Seriesamericancraftsmanwindows.com

Installation GuideProject Requirements: Failure to follow these instructions may voidproduct warranty. Wall and sill must be structurally sound andweather-resistant barrier must be adequate. Read guide before starting installation. Readall warnings and cautions during installation. Door must be installed to be plumb, level andsquare. Due to ongoing product changes, updated testresults and/or new industry best practices,this installation procedure may change overtime. Visit the manufacturer’s website forcurrent installation instructions. Door should be approximately 1/2" less inboth width and height than the opening. Instructions are for typical wood frame wallconstruction. Visit the manufacturer’s website for removalinstructions, additional installation informationand/or guides. Installation must comply with all applicablebuilding codes. Contact local authorities or waste managementcompanies for proper recycling and/or disposalof removed window or patio door. Depending on options purchased, this doorwas manufactured for installation into either anew or existing door opening.Unassembled 2-Panel Patio Door2888-504-0005www.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com

Installation GuideTools & materials required:Safety glassesWork glovesTape measureFramer’s square6' levelPhillips handscrewdriverMinimum expandingfoam sealantPower driverand bits1/2" brad pointdrill bitCaulk gun(Depending upon installation)Interior and exteriorwindow/door grade sealantShimsFormable selfadhering sill flashingRemovable tapeSelf-adhesiveflexible flashing(Minimum 6" wide depending uponinstallation)J-roller(Minimum 6" wide)or Sill pan recommendedUnassembled 2-Panel Patio Doorwww.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com888-504-00053

Installation GuideWarnings and Cautions:Use caution when working at elevatedheights and around unit openings.Follow manufacturers’ instructions forladders and/or scaffolding. Failure todo so may result in injury or death.Follow manufacturers’ instructionsfor hand or power tools. Always wearsafety glasses. Failure to do so mayresult in injury and/or product damage.Windows and doors can be heavy.Use safe lifting techniques and areasonable number of people to moveand install window and door productsto avoid injury or product damage.Sill weep doors are small parts and,if swallowed, could pose a chokinghazard to young children.Support door in opening whileshimming. Failure to do so may resultin injury and/or product/propertydamage.Unless specifically ordered, windowsdo not have safety glass, and ifbroken, could cause injury. Manylaws and building codes requiresafety glass in locations adjacentto or near doors. Windows maybe available with safety glass thatmay reduce the likelihood of injuryif broken. Information on safetyglass is available from your salesrepresentative.Contains small parts. If swallowedcould pose a choking hazard to youngchildren. Remove and dispose of anyloose or easily removed parts.The use of movable insulating materialssuch as door coverings, shutters, andother shading devices may damageglass and/or vinyl.Follow instructions of foam, sealantand flashing manufacturer regardingmaterial application and compatibilitywith this product.Do not overdrive screws or nails.Product damage may result.Before, during, and after installation,place all tools as well as any casingor door parts on a drop cloth or in alocation that will not pose a hazard toinstallers, customers, or property.Do not cover weep holes. Propertydamage may result.Unassembled 2-Panel Patio Door4888-504-0005www.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com

Installation GuideWarnings and Cautions:When insulating between unit frameand rough opening or between unitswhen joining, DO NOT overpackbatt insulation or overfill with foam.Bowed jambs will result affectingproduct performance and/or properoperation of unit.Do not apply any type of film to glass.Thermal stress conditions resulting inglass damage could occur.Do not overfill with low expandingfoam or overpack with backer rod toavoid bowed jambs.Use masonry screw when fasteningdirectly into masonry or through a buckinto masonry.Do not store doors flat or in the sun orproduct damage may occur.Important safety information. Leavethis information for the buildingoccupant.Buildings constructed prior to 1978may contain lead paint which could bedisturbed during replacement. For moreinformation on proper management oflead paint, visit www.epa.gov/leadDo not drill into or through the sill ofthe door or product and/or propertydamage may occur.Weep holes must face the exteriorand must be located at the bottom ofthe door or product and/or propertydamage may occur.Remove or cut ventilation holes inplastic shipping wrap if door is notinstalled immediately or productdamage may occur.Unassembled 2-Panel Patio Doorwww.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com888-504-00055

Installation GuideFasteners:Metal fasteners and components may corrode when exposed to preservative-treatedand/or fire-retardant treated lumber. Use approved fasteners and components tofasten unit. Failure to do so may cause a failure resulting in injury, property or productdamage.Florida Building Code Approved Fastener ChartApplicationMinimumEmbedmentMinimumClearance toMasonry EdgeMinimumClearance toAdjacent AnchorAnchor TypeAnchor Size1X Buck orMasonry FrameITW1/4"1–1/4"2–1/2"3"1X Buck orMasonry FrameELCO1/4"1–1/4"1"4"Wood Screw#81–1/4"NANA2X BuckThis fastener schedule is provided as an example of fastening requirements. Requirements may vary by product, building type,application and region. Contact your local building code official for requirements in your area.Unassembled 2-Panel Patio Door6888-504-0005www.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com

Installation GuideFinishing, Cleaning and Maintenance Instructions:Do not stain or paint weatherstrip, vinyl,glass or hardware. Product damagemay occur. Read and follow finishing productinstructions and warnings on finishmaterial.Acid solutions used for cleaningmasonry or concrete will damage glass,fasteners, hardware, vinyl and metalflashing.Protect unit and follow cleaning productinstructions carefully. If acid contactsunit, wash all surfaces with waterimmediately. Clean glass using liquid glasscleaner. Clean exterior frame, sash, andinsect screens using mild detergentand water with a soft cloth or brush. For hard to clean areas use anonabrasive cleaner, alcohol-andwater or ammonia-and-water. Do not apply any type of film toinsulating glass. Thermal stress andglass damage can result. Shadingdevices (insulated coverings,shutters, etc.) may also causethermal stress damage. For continued weather resistanceof sealant joints, follow the sealantmanufacturer’s recommendations forperiodic maintenance.Abrasive cleaners will damage glassand vinyl surfaces.Unassembled 2-Panel Patio Doorwww.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com888-504-00057

Installation GuideStep 1Blinds Between Glass (Optional)Inspect new door and verifyopening.Inspect for proper size and conditionand verify that all parts are included.Inspect existing wall and rough openingfor structural decay. Repair as needed.Left jambRight jambInsect screenpanel (Optional)Fixed door panelMoving door panel5" panel stopWithout BlindsFixed door panelMoving door panelHeadInstallationflangeThresholdsill coverSillScreenparts bagHardware bagsYellow bag:(12) #8 x 2" flat head screws(2) installation flangecorner gasketsBlue bag:(16) #10 x 2" Phillips panhead screwsClear bag:Handle set:(1) interior handle(1) exterior handle(1) turn lever(2) 2" pan head screwsKeeper installation kit:(1) keeper(2) 2-1/2" pan head screws(2) 1/2" truss head screwsRed bag:(1) head fixed panel locator(2) #8 x 2" pan head truss SS screws(1) sill fixed panel locator(2) #8 x 5/8" pan head truss SS screws(3) fixed panel jamb stops(1) drill templateGreen bag:(2) fixed panel clips(4) #8 x 5/8" pan headtruss SS screwsGray bag:(1) 3-1/2" panel stop(1) threshold filler(2) jamb punch coversUnassembled 2-Panel Patio Door8888-504-0005www.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com

Installation GuideStep 2WeatherstrippingVerify orientation.Determine if moving panel is indesired orientation.Locate the (4) holes on the movingpanel used for placement of thehandles. The rollers should beat the bottom of the panel. Theweatherstripping opposite the handleholes should face toward you.HandleholesIf the handle holes are on your right,then the moving panel will slide to theleft as viewed from the outside. If thehandle holes are on your left, then themoving panel will slide to the right.RollersDoor slides to the left asviewed from the outside.If orientation is not as desired, itcan be reversed if using a 6' 8"height door without optional blinds.Otherwise, please return door to pointof purchase to obtain the ersDoor slides to the right asviewed from the outside.Unassembled 2-Panel Patio Doorwww.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com888-504-00059

Installation GuideStep 3Prepare rough opening.Inspect opening for correctsize. Opening should be1/2" larger than door size inwidth and height.TapemeasureCorrect sizeFramer’ssquareCheck sill plate for level.Sill must be level. If sill isnot level, correct beforecontinuing.Check rough opening forplumb and level. If roughopening is not plumb orlevel, correct as necessary.Check opening for squareby measuring diagonally,upper left to lower right andupper right to lower leftcorner. Measurements mustbe within 1/8". If roughopening is not square,correct as necessary.PlumbLevelIf using installation flange, continue with Step 4 Installation Flange.If installation flange will not be used, proceed to Step 16 No Installation Flange.Unassembled 2-Panel Patio Door10888-504-0005www.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com

Installation GuideStep 4Installation FlangeApply sealant and fastenjambs to sill and head.(Uses yellow hardware bag)2Fasten jamb to sill with (3) #8 x 2"flat head screws in each locationusing pre-drilled holes.3Repeat in other3 corners.Make sure the tracks line up atall four corners before startinginstallation.1Apply sealant over foamgasket on jamb where itwill contact the sill.Caulk gunStep 5Installation FlangeInstallation flangeApply installation flanges.Place attachable installationflanges into the accessorygrooves on both jambs and onthe head frame. Make sureflange is positioned toward theexterior of the building.InteriorFrameUnassembled 2-Panel Patio Doorwww.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com888-504-000511

Installation GuideStep 6Installation FlangeNon-adhesive sideApply installation flangecorner gaskets.(Uses yellow hardware bag)Remove adhesive backing fromone installation flange cornergasket. Position the installationflange corner gasket onto theinstallation flange. Fold section1 upwards, then align cornergasket with front and side edgesof the door frame and applysections 1 and 2 simultaneously.Fold section 4 upwards, thenfold section 3 over installationflange and apply sections 3 and4 simultaneously to the doorframe.Repeat process for other corner.4Adhesiveside321ExteriorInstallation flange cornergasket in placeExteriorUnassembled 2-Panel Patio Door12888-504-0005www.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com

Installation GuideStep 7Installation FlangeApply sealant to opening.Apply two 1/4" beads of exteriorwindow/door grade sealant tosill and 2" up each side of roughopening. The exterior sealantbead should be at the exterioredge of the opening. The beadsof sealant should be 2" apart.2"2"ExteriorExteriorSilver Line strongly recommends that you use a membrane orvinyl-based sill pan for a weathertight seal. Follow the sill panmanufacturer’s installation instructions.Step 8Installation FlangeApply sealant to door.Apply 1/4" bead of sealantalong the edge of theinstallation flange on thehead and jambs along theinterior side where it willcontact the opening.InteriorUnassembled 2-Panel Patio Doorwww.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com888-504-000513

Installation GuideStep 9Installation FlangePlace door frame inopening.Place door frame into theopening from the exterior.Place sill of frame into place,then tip head into place.NOTE: The installation flangeis closer to the EXTERIORside of the frame. Thenarrow screen track is on theexterior side.NOTE: Be sure theinstallation flange andsealant are tight against theexterior substrate beforeattaching the frame.ExteriorUnassembled 2-Panel Patio Door14888-504-0005www.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com

Installation GuideStep 10Installation FlangeShim door.Shim so door is plumb, leveland square. Shim at all prepunched holes inside frame.InteriorShimUnassembled 2-Panel Patio Doorwww.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com888-504-000515

Installation GuideStep 11Installation Flange#10 x 2" panhead screwsFasten frame.(Uses blue hardware bag)Attach frame to opening using(16) #10 x 2" pan head screwsin all pre-drilled holes in interiortrack of head and jambs.ExteriorStep 12Installation FlangeInsulate frame.Insulate around door.Do not overfill withlow expanding foam oroverpack with backer rodto avoid bowed jambs.FoaminsulationInteriorUnassembled 2-Panel Patio Door16888-504-0005www.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com

Installation GuideStep 13Installation FlangeSealantSeal installationflange to frame.Apply sealant whereinstallation flange connectsto frame on head and jambs.Make sure installation flangecorner gaskets are fullysealed at the corner.SealantExteriorExteriorInteriorUnassembled 2-Panel Patio Doorwww.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com888-504-000517

Installation GuideStep 14Installation FlangeApply self-adhesiveflexible flashing to coverthe installation flange.Apply to the sides first andmake sure it extends beyondthe top of the door. Then applyto the top, extending beyondthe sides.J-rollerSelf-adhesiveflexible flashingNOTE: Use J-roller to makesure the self-adhesive flexibleflashing bonds properly.ExteriorIMPORTANT – To create a weathertight seal, be sure that the flashingfully covers the entire length of the jambs and head of the door aroundthe door opening. Pay special attention to the corners to be sure thatthere are no gaps in the flashing.Unassembled 2-Panel Patio Door18888-504-0005www.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com

Installation GuideStep 15Installation FlangeApply trim.Apply interior and exteriortrim as desired. Applysealant to the perimeter ofinterior and exterior for aweathertight seal.InteriorExteriorIf the desired orientation of moving and fixed panels is correct, proceedto Step 27. To change the orientation (6' 8" height door without blindsonly), proceed to Step 23.Unassembled 2-Panel Patio Doorwww.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com888-504-000519

Installation GuideStep 16No Installation FlangeApply sealant and fastenjambs to sill and head.(Uses yellow hardware bag)2Fasten jamb to sill with (3) #8 x 2"flat head screws in each locationusing pre-drilled holes.3Repeat in other3 corners.Make sure the tracks line up atall four corners before startinginstallation.1Apply sealant over foamgasket on jamb where itwill contact the sill.Caulk gunUnassembled 2-Panel Patio Door20888-504-0005www.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com

Installation GuideStep 17No Installation FlangeApply sealant to opening.Apply two 1/4" beads of exteriorwindow/door grade sealant tosill and 2" up each side of roughopening. The exterior sealantbead should be at the exterioredge of the opening. The beadsof sealant should be 2" apart.2"2"ExteriorExteriorSilver Line strongly recommends that you use a membrane orvinyl-based sill pan for a weathertight seal. Follow the sill panmanufacturer’s installation instructions.Step 18No Installation FlangePlace door frame inopening.Place door frame into theopening from the exterior.Place sill of frame into place,then tip head into place.NOTE: Be certain narrowscreen track is on exteriorside.ExteriorUnassembled 2-Panel Patio Doorwww.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com888-504-000521

Installation GuideStep 19No Installation FlangeShim door.Shim so door is plumb,level and square. Shimat all pre-punched holesinside frame.InteriorShimStep 20No Installation FlangeFasten frame.(Uses blue hardware bag)Attach frame to opening using(16) #10 x 2" pan headscrews in all pre-drilled holesin head and jambs.#10 x 2" panhead screwsExteriorUnassembled 2-Panel Patio Door22888-504-0005www.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com

Installation GuideStep 21No Installation FlangeInsulate frame.Insulate around door.Do not overfill withlow expanding foam oroverpack with backer rodto avoid bowed jambs.Foam insulationInteriorUnassembled 2-Panel Patio Doorwww.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com888-504-000523

Installation GuideStep 22No Installation FlangeApply trim.Apply interior and exteriortrim as desired. Applysealant to the perimeter ofinterior and exterior for aweathertight seal.InteriorExteriorIf the desired orientation of moving and fixed panels is correct, proceedto Step 27. To change the orientation (6' 8" height door without blindsonly), proceed to Step 23.Unassembled 2-Panel Patio Door24888-504-0005www.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com

Installation GuideTo Change Orientation of Moving Panel - Optional(Move to the Left or to the Right - 6' 8" height doors without blinds only)Step 23Remove rollerassemblies.Remove roller assembliesfrom bottom of movingdoor panel by removing theupper screws.Remove screw and rollerwheel assemblies fromboth sides of door panel.Phillips screwdriverTake assemblies outUnassembled 2-Panel Patio Doorwww.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com888-504-000525

Installation GuideStep 24Remove screw coversand rotate.Remove 2 pairs of screwcovers from the top of themoving panel and rotatethe moving panel.Screw covers aresmall parts and, ifswallowed, could posea hazard to youngchildren.Step 25Replace rollerassemblies andscrew covers.Replace roller assembliesback into the bottom ofthe door panel and put 2pairs of screw covers intotop of door panel.Put assemblies back inUnassembled 2-Panel Patio Door26888-504-0005www.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com

Installation GuideStep 26Reverse lock.Remove screws from the mortise lock while holding ontohook of lock and then remove the lock. Reverse the mortiselock so the hook is facing up. Re-attach lock.NOTE: Be certain to hold onto the hook while removing themortise lock to prevent it from falling into the moving panel.1Removemortise lock2Reverse andreplace mortiselockStep 27Raise rollers onmoving panel.Turn lower screwscounterclockwise to raiserollers all the way up toprevent damage duringinstallation.Raise RollersUnassembled 2-Panel Patio Doorwww.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com888-504-000527

Installation GuideStep 28Install moving panelfrom the exterior.Place top of moving panelinto interior track, thengently set bottom of panelin place in the interiortrack. Make sure theroller assemblies are fullyretracted.WeatherstrippingNOTE: Be sure theweatherstripping oppositethe handle holes facesthe exterior.ExteriorStep 29Adjust movingpanel rollers.Lift door panel slightlyto minimize weight onrollers. Turn lower screwsto adjust rollers so thatdoor panel is plumb andlevel with frame and doorslides smoothly.Lower RollersInteriorRaise RollersUnassembled 2-Panel Patio Door28888-504-0005www.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com

Installation GuideStep 30DowelVerify handle fit.Compare the interiorhandle with the top andbottom pre-drilled holes inthe moving panel to checkif the dowels in the backof the handle will fit intothe provided holes.InteriorHandleIf interior handle dowels fit into the pre-drilled holes and the handlesits flush against the moving panel, proceed to Step 32. If the dowelsdo not fit into the pre-drilled holes, proceed to Step 31.Step 31Enlarge handle holes.12Enlarge top handle holeon the moving panelfrom the interior using a5/16" drill bit. Carefullydrill a 1/4" deep hole.Repeat for bottomhandle hole.5/16"drill bit12InteriorInteriorUnassembled 2-Panel Patio Doorwww.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com888-504-000529

Installation GuideStep 32Install handles on moving panel.(Uses clear hardware bag)NOTE: Any optional handle setordered separately should be installednow following provided installationinstructions.1Place turn lever intobottom, larger hole oninterior of moving panel.2Place larger interior handleand smaller exteriorhandle onto door withgrips toward glass.3Fasten with (2) 2" panhead screws.Turn leverExteriorhandleInteriorhandle2" pan head screwInteriorUnassembled 2-Panel Patio Door30888-504-0005www.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com

Installation GuideStep 33Install keeper on jamb.(Uses clear hardware bag)12Locate the 2 dimples in the jambopposite the handle. Install the (2)1/2" truss head screws through theslots on the keeper into the 2 dimpleson the jamb and tighten them “fingertight” to allow for adjustments. Closeand lock moving panel to make suredoor locks correctly. If the door doesnot lock correctly, open door and slidekeeper up or down to allow lock hookto properly nest in keeper.DimpleSlot212Once door locks correctly, secure thekeeper in place using (2) 2-1/2" panhead screws through the holes in thekeeper.InteriorUnassembled 2-Panel Patio Doorwww.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com888-504-000531

Installation GuideStep 34Fixed paneljamb stopInstall fixed panel jamb stops.(Uses red hardware bag)Affix (3) fixed panel jamb stops tojamb. Remove paper backing andapply appropriate pressure forplacement. Apply evenly spacedfrom head to sill in middle track.Fixed paneljamb stopExteriorStep 35Verify pre-punchedlocator holes on fixedpanel.Check for pre-punchedlocator holes on the end oflong side of the fixed panelnear the notches. Thereshould be (1) pre-punchedlocator hole at the top ofthe fixed panel and (1) prepunched locator hole at thebottom of the fixed panel.Pre-punchedlocator holeNotch withweatherstrippingand interlockPre-punchedlocator holeIf pre-punched locator holes are present, proceed to Step 36. If prepunched locator holes are not present, proceed to Appendix A, Step A1.Unassembled 2-Panel Patio Door32888-504-0005www.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com

Installation GuideStep 36HeadInstall fixed panel fromthe exterior.1Place top of fixed panelinto middle track, then putbottom into position ontrack.1JambNOTE: Be sure thatthe notches withweatherstripping andinterlock face the interior.2Move fixed panel into jambsecurely.3Close moving panel andlock handle. Slide fixedpanel as far as possibleinto the frame away fromthe moving panel.ExteriorFixed panelMovingpanelNotch withweatherstrippingand interlock2Exterior3ExteriorExteriorUnassembled 2-Panel Patio Doorwww.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com888-504-000533

Installation GuideStep 37Install sill fixed panel locator.(Uses red hardware bag)1Place the sill fixed panel locatorin the middle track of the sill.2Slide the bottom of the sill fixedpanel locator under the fixedpanel and the dowel into thepre-punched locator hole in thepanel until you feel the locatornubs on the bottom drop intoplace into the sill locator holes.3Using (2) #8 x 5/8" pan headtruss SS screws attach sillfixed panel locator to sill.Exterior#8 x 5/8"SS screwsPre-punchedlocator holeFixed panelDowelSill locator holesMovingpanelNubSill fixed panel locatorUnassembled 2-Panel Patio Door34888-504-0005www.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com

Installation GuideStep 38Install head fixed panel locator.(Uses red hardware bag)1Place the head fixed panel locatorin the middle track of the head.The nubs on the top of the headfixed panel locator will face up.2Move the dowel of the locator intothe pre-punched hole in the paneluntil you feel the locator nubs fitinto the head locator holes.3Using (2) #8 x 2" pan head trussSS screws attach head fixedpanel locator to head.Head fixedpanel locatorExteriorNubHead locator holesDowel#8 x 2" SS screwsUnassembled 2-Panel Patio Doorwww.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com888-504-000535

Installation GuideStep 39Install fixed panel clips.(Uses green hardware bag)1Install (2) fixed panel clips, (1) atthe bottom and (1) at the top ofthe fixed panel on interior. Insertthe groove on the bottom of thefixed panel clip into the prepunched slot on the jamb andpivot the fixed panel clip to snapinto place against the frame.Repeat for the other clip.2Drive (2) #8 x 5/8" pan headtruss SS screws through eachclip into each door panel on topand bottom.Pre-punched slotin the frameFixed panel clipsInterior#8 x 5/8" SS screwsUnassembled 2-Panel Patio Door36888-504-0005www.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com

Installation GuideStep 40Check movementand adjust.Slide and lock and unlockthe door several timesand check operation ofhandle and lock. Adjustrollers and keeper asnecessary as indicated inSteps 29 and 33.InteriorUnassembled 2-Panel Patio Doorwww.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com888-504-000537

Installation GuideStep 41Install threshold filler and sill cover.(Uses grey hardware bag)Install the threshold filler into the middle silltrack from the exterior. Snap it into place.Make sure it is pushed against the jamb.Thresholdsill coverInstall the threshold sill cover by snappinginto place on the middle sill track startingnext to the threshold filler and workingtoward the fixed panel.ThresholdfillerExteriorUnassembled 2-Panel Patio Door38888-504-0005www.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com

Installation GuideStep 42Panel stopInstall panel stop.(Uses gray hardware bag)Snap panel stop into place ininterior track of head next tojamb to prevent handle fromcontacting fixed panel duringoperation.NOTE: If installing optionalpanels with blinds then use the5" long stop provided with thepanels with blinds instead ofthe 3-1/2" long stop providedin the gray hardware bag.InteriorStep 43Install jamb punch covers.(Uses gray hardware bag)Install (2) jamb punch covers toappropriate jamb by pressinginto place in (2) pre-punchedholes in interior track.Jamb punch coverJamb punch coverInteriorUnassembled 2-Panel Patio Doorwww.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com888-504-000539

Installation GuideStep 44Install insect screen panel.1Push the top (2) guidesinto place on the top ofthe insect screen panelapproximately 2" fromeach side.2Tilt the screen, put thetop into the head track,then put the bottom intothe sill track.3Adjust wheels so insectscreen stays on track andoperates smoothly.12Exterior3ExteriorLower RollersRaise RollersUnassembled 2-Panel Patio Door40888-504-0005www.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com

Installation GuideStep 45Install insect screen keeperinto jamb track.1Push insect screen panel handleall the way up. Mark 1/16"below bottom of screen latchwith removable tape and transferthe mark to the door frame withremovable tape.2Position top of keeper with markon door frame. Keeper shouldbe installed with the flange up.Attach keeper using includedscrew.3Adjust keeper as necessary foreasy latching and releasing.Exterior121/16"RemovableTapeKeeperIf using optional blinds, proceed to Appendix B, Step B1.Unassembled 2-Panel Patio Doorwww.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com888-504-000541

Installation GuideAppendix AStep A1Separate drilling templates.(Uses red hardware bag)Locate drilling template. If templateis missing, cut out the template inAppendix A Step A4. If needed, printout at full size and cut out.Fold on perforated lines to separate thedrilling templates. For a 2-panel patiodoor you will need (1) top edge templateand (1) bottom edge template.Step A2Position templates on fixed panel.Position the top edge template on the topof the fixed panel. Align the words alongthe top as indicated. Adhere the templatewith removable tape.Repeat with bottom edge drilling template,aligning the words along the bottom asindicated.DrillingtemplateRemovable tapeRemovable tapeDrillingtemplateBOTTOM EDGE OF PANELUnassembled 2-Panel Patio Door42888-504-0005www.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com

Installation GuideStep A31/2" brad pointdrill bitDrill holes.Drill hole in the center of themarked circle on the templateat the top using a 1/2" bradpoint drill bit. Do not drill morethan 1/2" deep.TOP EDGE OF PANELDrillRepeat for bottom hole.Remove templates and discard.BOTTOM EDGE OF PANELProceed to Step 36.Step A4Drilling Template.If template is missing from red hardware bag, print at full size if needed and cut outthe template below.Unassembled 2-Panel Patio Doorwww.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com888-504-000543

Installation GuideAppendix BInstructions to Operate Optional Blinds-Between-the-GlassStep B1Tilt the blinds.To tilt the blinds, slidethe upper control up anddown.UpperControlFor optimal operationof blinds, wait to adjustblinds for 24 hours afterinstallation to allowthe pressure betweenthe panes of glass toequalize.Unassembled 2-Panel Patio Door44888-504-0005www.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com

Installation GuideStep B2Lower the blinds.To lower the blinds, slidethe lower control up.For peak performance,tilt the blinds to theopen position beforeraising and lowering.LowercontrolStep B3Raise the blinds.To raise the blinds, slidethe lower control down.Unassembled 2-Panel Patio Doorwww.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com888-504-000545

Installation GuideOptional Blinds-Between-the-Glass MaintenanceStep B4Keep surface clean.For ease of operation,make sure the surfacearound the controlsremains clean. Dirtcan impact the smoothmovement of the controls,requiring more force toadjust the blinds.Step B5Level blinds.1If the blinds are not level,slide the lower controldown to fully open theblinds.2Then slide the lowercontrol up to lower andlevel the blinds. Repeat ifnecessary until the blindsare level.Slide up2Slide down1Unassembled 2-Panel Patio Door46888-504-0005www.AmericanCraftsmanWindows.com

Installation GuideStep B6Re-engage operatormagnets.If the operator magnetsbecome disengaged, theblinds will not operateproperly. To re-engage themagnets, slide the controlthat needs adjusting downas far as possible andthen slide it up as far aspossible. The controls willclick into place when themagnets re-engage.2121Step B7Do not use excessiveforce or abruptoperation.Excessive force

Sill weep doors are small parts and, if swallowed, could pose a choking hazard to young children. Contains small parts. If swallowed could pose a choking hazard to young children. Remove and dispose of any loose or easily removed parts. Before, during, and after installation, place all tool