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A door a day is all I ask

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  1. TheDoorGuy
    01-22-2012 09:49 AM
    TheDoorGuy
    Hi again,
    They only allow 1000 letters per post so I could not say that I am very sorry that
    I did not respond to you in a more timely manner... I just saw the message notification
    this morning. If you have any more door questions or concerns just let me know.

    BTW...What lake do you live on?
  2. TheDoorGuy
    01-22-2012 09:47 AM
    TheDoorGuy
    Some type of french door would probably suit you best.
    They all consist of a frame, usually about 4" wide, around
    the outside with glass set into the inside of that frame. It can have
    one large clear pane of glass or be divided typically into 5 lites, 10 lites or
    my favorite, marginal lites.
    Here is a link to some wood french door styles> T.M. Cobb Exterior Doors - French Doors Collection >.
    If your door opening has protection from sun and especially rain I would say that a wood door would work fine for you. However they will not hold
    up very well when exposed to the weather.

    In those cases I recommend fiberglass french doors. They come in the
    single lite layout and are available with removable wood inserts that
    give them a divided lite look. They are warrantied for at least 20 years
    so even though you don't get as many choices for styles they are a
    really good durable product.
  3. Dionysia
    10-28-2011 07:22 PM
    Dionysia
    Hi Doorguy.
    Do you have any idea why it is so hard to find exterior/entry doors with clear glass that is not plain? I want to enjoy my view of the lake but don't want a plain-jane door.

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  • About TheDoorGuy
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    Approaching my 40th anniversary in the trades! I don't move quite as fast but still enjoy the work.
    Occupation
    Door, hardware and window installation contractor
    City
    San Luis Obispo
    State / Province
    California
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