Broken Window in Exterior Door

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Lynne Miller
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I just broke the window in my side door.  By tomorrow night it is going down to 9 degrees, not to mention it is NOT safe to have such easy access to the house.  I was planning on replacing the door and doorframe in the spring, and it is NOT a project I can accomplish tomorrow.  Does anyone know of something relatively clear to see through (like plexiglass) and  VERY strong, while also being temperature tolerant, that I can attach on both sides, so it is both solid and better able to keep out the cold?

Thanks for your help...

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Thanks for your input. If it was warmer weather, I would have happily tried it myself. Although, there was so much paint on the door, I could not even find where the door frame met the pieces that held in the glass. It was not fun, but I ended up taking the entire door to the local hardware store. Considering the weather, they got it done in just about an hour...for which I was grateful. Actually, they had such a hard time at the hardware store getting it apart, it was better that I took it in there anyway. Now I know how to replace the glass, but hopefully won't break it any time soon. :)

HI projects by choice are MUCH more fun than the necessary ones, aren't they? :)

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