Laminated glass on door---worth it?

berkeley223January 25, 2014

I am replacing my full view (big pane of glass) entry door that faces my back yard. The standard door comes with tempered glass and it cost $1000 more to get it with laminated glass. I've heard that laminated glass is essentially unbreakable, and I've heard different things about the tempered---one company said it take so much pressure to break through that it is very difficult and would take a long time and so would be safe from a break in, another said it's not so hard to break through. My sliding patio door (faces same yard) is tempered, which I thought (based on the comment that it was pretty hard to break) was very safe, but now I am not so sure.
Is it worth the extra 1000 to get the laminated glass on the back door I am getting?

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Sophie Wheeler

How safe is your neighborhood? Are you subject to potential high wind events? The answers to those two questions will determine the upgrade's "worth" to you.

    Bookmark   January 25, 2014 at 12:24PM
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