Replacing Clopay® Garage Door Window Glass

Repairing glass

Clopay® doors are built from durable materials, but occasionally an unexpected event can lead to broken or damaged window panes on your garage door. Whether your neighbor's child hit their first homerun through your door's window, or the window was damaged by a natural cause like extreme weather, repairing your broken window quickly helps:

  • Maintain your door's curb appeal
  • Protect your garage from rain, wind and snow
  • Maintain your door's energy efficiency

To help you replace your broken or damaged windows replaced as quickly as possible, we're happy to provide the following information on where to buy replacement panes, which doors accommodate DIY pane replacement, and the steps to replace glass panes when DIY is an option.

If you're looking for replacement window glass or replacement inserts for your Clopay garage door, they can be purchased through most Clopay Dealers or at The Home Depot. Use our Where to Buy locator to find a location near you.

Where to Buy Replacement Glass

Because each Clopay garage door has unique construction features, a homeowner's ability to replace window glass depends on the door model.

Homeowners can replace window glass as a DIY project for the following door models:

Do not attempt glass replacement as a DIY project for the following Clopay garage door models. Instead, contact your Clopay Dealer for glass replacement options for these models:

To replace your garage door window glass, follow these steps:

  1. Reference the above list to ensure you can replace the glass window panes on your door as a DIY project.
  2. With someone holding the outside window frame, remove screws from the inside retainer.
  3. Pull the inside retainer out of the door. Carefully remove any broken or old glass.
  4. Insert the new glass panes.
  5. With someone holding the outside window frame, reinsert the screws into the inside retainer, securing the glass.

Before getting started with your window replacement, be sure to take all of the necessary safety precautions.

WARNING! To avoid injury, use extreme caution in handling glass window panes. When the window frame is removed, it may expose the steel edges of the door, which can be sharp. Avoid contact with these steel edges. Always be sure to wear safety glasses and gloves when completing this or any garage door repairs.

These days, our time is one of our most valuable and guarded resources. You can save yourself the time of purchasing glass and replacing it on your own by contacting your local Clopay Dealer. Your Clopay Dealer will be able to replace your garage door's glass panes and have your door looking like new promptly and efficiently, allowing you to spend your time enjoying your home.

To find a Clopay Dealer near you, use our convenient Dealer Locator.

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