Patio doors furnish a radiant view into the outside planet. They let the outdoors in, and they permit us to go out doors while never intersection the threshold. The point when the glass in a patio door is destroyed or broken, the glass must be replaced.
- Remove the window reflects -the trim around glass- -precisely with a putty knife, little pry bar and a sledge and lay the to the side for installation. Assuming that there are any nails remaining in the trim, tenderly remove them. Continuously wear gloves to counteract damage from the glass. There is no compelling reason to remove the door for the replacement of the broken glass.
- Remove the broken glass from the opening. Usually, modest sections of glass will remain adhered to the definitive caulk around the inside the window opening. Use the putty knife to scrape and clean any remaining glass from the surface.
- Measure the unfilled opening, from left to right and from top to bottom. Take away 1/4 inch from both measurements. This will be the extent of glass required.
- Lay out the bit of glass that you bought. Verify the surface is even and extensive enough to handle the bit of glass. Make the coveted stamps with an indelible marker and place a straight edge against the imprints. Delicately recorder the glass cutter over the line. You will make a few delicate passes and not one profound cut. A profound slice will cause the glass to break.
- Apply minor dot of clear silicone caulk around the border of the glass opening. Tenderly press the bit of glass into the caulk. Place a little dab around the inside edges of the installed glass and replace the trim, one piece at once, giving careful consideration to the way the trim fell off. Using the same estimate nails, tenderly tap nails into the same holes.