Front Door Glass Panel Inserts

by TaylorDoorCo on December 19, 2013

Do you have a glass front door, or glass panels in your front door? Have you been noticing that the glass is cracked, chipped, or scratched? No doubt your front door sees a lot of activity, so normal wear and tear on the glass happens. You may be worried that you need to replace the whole door, or that replacing the glass can be costly and time consuming. Good news! You don’t need a new door, and you can replace the glass yourself! With the help of DIY Door Store, you can repair your front door glass panel inserts yourself. Ready to learn how?

Replace Front Glass Panel Inserts With DIY Door Store

At DIY you can get glass frames, clear glass inserts,stained glass, and internal blinds to make your front door look brand new! Once you pick the glass you want, and maybe even a new frame, DIY has convenient tutorials for you to follow to replace your front door glass panel inserts.

Here’s what you need to get the job done:

  • Screwdriver
  • Power Drill
  • Caulk Gun
  • Measuring Tape
  • Work Gloves
  • Metal Putty Knife

Now here’s how to do it:

  1. Take the door off the hinge.
  2. Remove the frame and the screws holding the glass in place.
  3. Remove the old glass.
  4. Lay the pre-measured glass in the door and caulk the edges of the glass to the door.
  5. Check that the glass is lined up, and replace the frame and screws.
  6. Put your door back on the hinges.
  7. You’re done!

DIY Helps You Fix Your Door

DIY is designed to help you do it yourself. When it comes to repairing doors, DIY has everything you need. DIY has a variety of door parts, garage parts, and storm door partsfor Taylor Door, Trapp Door, Therma-Tru, Masonite, and other door brands! No matter what type of door you have, DIY has the parts and the instructions you need to replace the front door glass panel inserts. Visit us online today or call 888-998-DOOR to place an order.

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