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Old 10-13-2013, 07:24 AM  
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Default Can I replace this window inside old door?

I have an old basement door that has this weird window that consists of a bunch of glass panels that can be opened and closed like blinds with a handle.

I lose a lot of heat in the winter through this window, so I want to get rid of it. One option is to replace the whole door.

I am curious, though, if it's possible to replace just the window with some sort of standard or custom-made double-pane insert. Who makes/sells such windows?


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That's a jalousie window in that door. Chances are it would be cheaper to buy a new door than have a window fabricated to fit.

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Home Depot and others sell door lites, which is the window in a door and if you can't get the right size, the door could be recut to take one slightly larger
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The best option would probably be to replace the door in it's entirety. There are tons of door options that could be made affordable. Plus, when you get a new door you can customize it to be whatever you want anyway so there won't be a style problem again in the future.

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