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Old 03-14-2010, 06:48 PM   #1
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Id like to add windows in my sectional roll up garage door,it is the foam and aluminum skin kind of door. I could make sash and use lexan,but Im concerned about weight. Who has done this? please edumacate me ! thanks

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ask the door supplier about cutting the holes and how much material can be removed.

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nah!! that's getting into the company's liability area,I know what they say ,not an option. Anyone out there actually done this?
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"Anyone out there actually done this"
Err, NO-But--I did an estimate once for a customer who wanted "windows" added to a panel. After figuring the materials and labor, I called "Overhead Door" to price a panel with "lights". Very close pricing. David
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Somewhere on the door should be an indication as to the manufacturer. They will make a panel you can swap out to include windows.
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I've swapped a panel in those types of doors before in about 10 minutes (DON'T ask why I had to replace it).

If the manufacturer makes a model w/ windows it might be the easiest way out.

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