How To: Repair door glass with This Old House

Repair door glass with This Old House

How to Repair door glass with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to replace a pane of glass in a door.
Steps:

1 Measure the broken door pane for a new piece of glass.
2 Use a stiff-blade putty knife to pry the wooden stops from around the broken pane.
3 Carefully remove the broken pane from the door.
4 Scrape away the old glazing compound from the windowpane opening.
5 Lay a thick bead of glazing compound around pane opening.
6 Press the glass into the compound, then secure it with glazing points.
7 Reattach the wooden stops with wire brads.
8 Use nailset and hammer to tap brads below the wood's surface.
9 Scrape away any excess glazing compound.

Repair door glass with This Old House

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