What you need to know about glass doors in your kitchen.
Use a heavy duty door handle to prevent glass from spilling out of the door frame.
If the glass door is in good condition, the handle should be able to stop the glass from slipping out of place without cracking.
Use the handle to secure a light fixture or light fixture to a door frame and use it as a window frame.
Use it as an armrest and a lightbulb holder for the bedside lamp or to hang a bedside table.
Use its handle to support a light switch in a light-emitting wall outlet or ceiling fixture.
Use your handle to keep the glass doors open for you or your guests.
Keep your glass doors closed when not in use to avoid damage to the glass.
Use metal hinges to prevent damage to glass doors.
If you have glass doors, have a safe way to open them.
Place a mirror in the center of your glass door to prevent the glass window from sliding away.
Remove a glass window when it’s no longer needed.
Keep the glass windows and doors locked and secure them in place.
Protect your home from rain, snow and hail by installing a storm shutter.
If a storm shutter is needed, secure it to a building foundation.
If glass doors are locked and don’t open properly, place a door jammer in the opening.
If your glass is broken or damaged, contact your local fire department for assistance.
When you’re not home, get help with any other problems with your glass.