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Repair Broken Glass Insert in an Entry Door

Do you need to repair broken glass insert in an entry door? You have two options. The first is to pay someone else to do it. The second is to learn how to do it yourself and save some money! For the money savvy that choose option two, don’t fret. DIY Door Store has everything you need to repair broken glass insert in an entry door from directions to materials! Ready? Let’s get started!

Repair Broken Glass Insert in an Entry Door Yourself!

First you will need the following materials:

  • Replacement Glass
  • Hammer
  • Finishing Nails
  • Measuring Tape
  • Caulk Gun
  • Glazing Compound Caulk
  • Metal Putty Knife
  • Work Gloves

How to Repair Broken Glass Insert in an Entry Door

First, you need to remove the broken glass insert. The glass in your door is more than likely held in place by wood stops. One side of the door has nails holding the wood stops in place. You will be working on the side of the door where you can see the nails. Begin by removing the old caulk, using the metal putty knife. Second, gently pull the stops away with the putty knife. When you can pull the stops out, also pull the nails out. Finally, remove the glass and dispose of it safely.

To repair broken glass insertin an entry door you need the right size glass. Once you have measured the frame and have the right size glass, apply glazing compound to the inside of the window frame with the caulk gun. Put the new glass in the outlined frame and replace the stops. Replace the nails, and you are done!

Do It Yourself With The Help Of DIY Door Store

You can repair broken glass insert in an entry door on your own with instructions from DIY! DIY will supply you with the directions and supplies to fix any broken door. Feel accomplished, and the weight of a few extra dollars in your pocket, by fixing your door without hiring an expensive company! Call the DIY Door Store with any questions at 888-998-3667.

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