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Replace French Patio Doors with Fixed Glass

Discussion in 'Windows and Doors' started by beheraece, 18 Aug 2014.

  1. beheraece

    beheraece

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    Hi,

    I just purchased a house newbie in house/building related things. Also , i'm new into this website. So please excuse me if I have posted something
    which I shouldn't be.

    Due to various reasons I will need to block openings (Doors and Windows) in the wall to my property for a particular corner.

    Hence, the french patio doors (Attached Image) needs to go away to make way for Fixed toughend glass.

    My queries:

    1) Is this change from Patio doors to Fixed glass the best solution? Alternative solution if there are any please suggest.
    Just worried that by taking this door out and replacing a fixed glass might cause other damage to the property.

    2) Cost involved in this exercise is £550 as per a quote from a builder. Is this justified?

    3) I am hoping here, that I don't need to take any permission from council or organizations to carry out this task.

    Regards,
    KK
     
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    Cheaper to lock the door and throw away the key. ;)
     
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    haaaaaa haaaaaaaaaaaa...

    This thought came across my mind...I wish I could do that... :)
     
  5. freddiemercurystwin

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    Get some quotes off Fensa registered window fitters as they will give you a Fensa certificate to avoid Building Control involvement.

    Or as foxy said.
     
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    Shouldn't need planning permission but may cause problems with fire escape routes for building regs. As said get a local double glazing company to quote and they will know the escape route regs
     
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