Glide Installation Tips

Standard Glides

Remember: Glides may appear too large, and some force may be needed to install. Don't worry: A tight fit is necessary to prevent them from falling out.

  1. Put a towel under where the chair rests on the ground to prevent rubbing or scraping off of the paint.
  2. Use pliers to remove old glides.
  3. Clean all dirt and rust off of the chair/table foot before installing your new glides.
  4. Place one-half of the glide in the foot, and use a screwdriver to press/push the other half in. Be very careful not to hurt yourself with the screwdriver!
  5. It may be necessary to soak the glides in hot water to make them more flexible.

     **Due to occasional differences in manufacturer tolerances, sandpaper or a Dremel may be necessary to get the glide to fit.

Deluxe Glides

Remember: Glides may appear too large, and some force may be needed to install. Don't worry: A tight fit is necessary to prevent them from falling out.  Conversely, if the glide is too loose, try wrapping a strip of electrical tape around the edge before installing for a snug fit.  

  1. Put a towel under where the chair rests on the ground to prevent rubbing or scraping off of the paint.
  2. Use pliers to remove old glides.
  3. Clean all dirt and rust off of the chair foot/table foot before installing your new glides.
  4. Line the glide up level with the foot and use a rubber mallet to strike directly in the middle of the glide to obtain a snug fit.