Finding The Best Replacement Glass For Cabinets

Tall cabinet with glass front
  • 1-50 hours
  • Intermediate
  • 0-2,000

Follow these tips for finding replacement glass for cabinets:

Step 1 - Choose Glass

Decide what type of glass you want and need for your cabinets. Options include standard clear plate glass, decorative or etched glass and even stained glass. Compare costs according to style and size.

Step 2 - Measure

Determine the size of the panel you will be replacing. If the original glass from your cabinet is in tact, measure it. If not measure the opening for the glass and add approximately 1/8 inch to the width and height.

Step 3 - Cut Glass

For standard plate glass, you can take the measurements to most hardware stores. They can cut a piece of glass to fit your specifications.

Step 4 - Treat Specialty Glass Special

For stained or decorative glass, you will need to go to a glass specialty store where they will be able to design the glass plate for you.