Frequently Asked Questions

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Q. How much does front door glass cost?

A. The average price range for decorative door glass inserts for exterior front doors is between $800 to $2,000 based on the glass style you choose. Typically, the more ornate the glass is, the higher the overall cost is. However, we do have very nice ornate glass at the lower to mid-range as well. The total price can vary between the style of glass you choose and glass size.

Q. Can I insert decorative door glass into my existing front door?

A. Yes! Decorative Door Glass Inserts have become extremely popular in Jacksonville and throughout the country. Decorative door glass inserts for front doors is a unique product which provides a huge impact, and we can help you find the perfect glass for your existing wood, steel, or fiberglass doors!

Q. If my door isn't new do I need to buy a new front door?

A. Typically, the only issue that prevents you from putting glass into an existing door is the condition of the existing door. For example if you have a steel door and it’s rusting, or if you have a wood door that has rot or in disrepair.

***Not sure if your door is steel or fiberglass? Just try to stick a refrigerator magnet to it. If it sticks, it’s a steel door!

Q. My front door isn't a standard size - can I still get door glass?

A. Even if your door is considered a “wide panel” or isn’t a standard size, our professional team will help you find the perfect new glass for your existing door. New glass can be added into fiberglass doors, steel doors, wood doors and very tall doors. We have glass in all sizes too, so we can help you determine the best glass size for the look you are trying to achieve.

Q. What type of material should I buy for my windows and doors?

A. At Jacksonville Doors and Windows, we offer vinyl, fiberglass, and aluminum clad wood for all of our windows and doors. Regardless of the material you choose, your new windows and doors will be protected and impervious to the elements. Some homeowners like the natural look of a mahogany-stained wood door on the exterior and with proper care and upkeep, these products can last a very long time. You can achieve the same look of a wood exterior stained door in an impervious fiberglass door without the required upkeep. Being a partner with Pella allows us to offer a lifetime warranty on our Pella vinyl frames, Pella fiberglass frames and Pella aluminum clad wood windows and doors. It’s truly up to you! Give us a call or send a message online today and we’ll help you achieve the exact window and door product look you desire.

Q. How secure is the door glass you provide? Can it be easily broken?

A. No, our decorative door glass cannot be easily broken. All of our decorative door glass includes the thickness of two or three panes. The outside two panes are tempered safety glass. It would require a lot of strength and effort to break through the outer layer, the inner layer, then the third layer. Breaking our decorative door glass requires much more effort and strength than those with bad intentions are willing to put forth.

Q. What is the warranty on the Decorative Door Glass Inserts?

A. Decorative Door Glass and between-the-glass-blinds include a ten (10) year warranty.

Q. Will my window frames and door glass frames need to be painted every year?

A. Our decorative door glass and Pella® window frames utilize an extremely high-quality design and the material does not require painting, but the decorative door glass insert frames are able to be painted any color based on your personal preference.