Patio door/Sliding door

madsicMay 18, 2013

Hello alll I was wondering does any one onow how much it would be to change my regular door to a bigger sliding glass door and how long it will take thanks in advance oh and its vinyl siding if that helps.

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snoonyb

What is the size of the existing door?
Is the portion of the house above the door a 2 story?
What is the size of the proposed door?
Is there any elec. that will need to be moved?
Ia there a porch, deck or steps?

    Bookmark   May 18, 2013 at 6:59AM
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Sophie Wheeler

Get some quotes from local contractors. It's more complicated than you think it is because it involves removing both interior and exterior wall cladding and creating a new header for support over the larger door. Then after installation, you have to reweatherproof the exterior properly and trim everything out attractively both inside and out.

    Bookmark   May 18, 2013 at 11:40AM
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