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Old 04-28-2006, 10:18 PM  
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Default Replacing a sliding glass door

I have replaced 2 sliding glass doors with French doors, and tomorrow is my third. But I cannot recall how wide the flange is on the sliding door that is nailed to the frame under the stucco. I have a masonry cut off wheel, and I will use that to cut the stucco around the door to remove it, and I cannot recall how far out from the door frame to cut. I think it is 1 1/2 inches around the perimeter. Can anyone confirm this, or make a suggestion how far out to cut. Thanks.

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Old 06-06-2006, 02:16 PM  
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The flange I have seen most often is 1-1/2" but you never know for sure. Different brands may use a different size.
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