What A Pane Inc. (Door Inserts)

Windows & Doors Installation & Service
111 Zenway Blvd, Unit 9 Vaughan ON L4H 3H9
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Everyday Homeowner
Everyday Homeowner
10 reviews Milton, ON
10/10

Door inserts

Barry and Murray were great to work with. From initial communications over text months before closing right up to a few days before the install and confirming date - everything was done on schedule.

Due to builder door issues (covered under warranty), we asked Murray to come back and remove inserts from the first doors installed to the new ones. We paid a reasonable fee and very happy with the work.

Highly responsive team and experts in door inserts and installation.

Approximate cost of services:
$1,150.00
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Hi, we are very happy that we could be of service for this project.
With 20+ years of experience we are confident we can handle most issues. Thanks for taking the time to leave a review.
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Clarken2010 in Whitby
Clarken2010 in Whitby
1 review Whitby, ON
10/10

New Window Panes for Front Doors and Patio Doors

The sale of your home can present a lot of difficult decisions: should you sell the house "as is" or make necessary changes in order to appeal to a wider group of buyers. What A Pane allows you to rehab old doors with brand new glass inserts and some paint. Barry and team are extremely knowledgeable and patient with my many questions and ultimately helped me pick a stained glass insert that has been the talk of the neighbourhood!! The work on my double front door was so great that 8 months later I used What a Pane to rehab my 2 sets of old French doors to my back patio. Thanks What a Pane for present a great alternative to 20K for brand new doors!!

Approximate cost of services:
$3,200.00
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So nice of you to leave this review. You have done some wonderful upgrades to your home and all the best for your move.
Barry
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Pam in Stouffville
Pam in Stouffville
1 review Whitchurch Stouffville, ON
10/10

Door Insert & Sidelight

We are so pleased with the mini-blind door insert & frosted side light that Barry & his co-worker installed on our back door. Impressed not only with the product but their professionalism, efficiency & neatness.
Thank you Barry for your prompt response to my emails & spending time with us when we visited your showroom - amazing inserts! Love the new look you created for us, much appreciated.

Approximate cost of services:
$670.00
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Hi Pam, thanks for the nice review and it was a pleasure dealing with you at our showroom and at your home.
Barry What A Pane Inc.

Kent Elson in Toronto
Kent Elson in Toronto
1 review Vaughan, ON
10/10

Great work and great to deal with

We hired Barry and his team to install 2 full-length glass inserts. They were really great. For example:

Responsive - When we were deciding whether to do the project, they were very fast to respond to questions by email. They were happy to quote based on photos/measurements and without any hassle. Emails were very concise.

Efficient inserts - What a pane sells windows to your specifications. We got high-efficiency triple pane with argon and low-e. You cannot buy those online or at any retailer. [As an aside, next time I would specify multiple panes with low-e to get the highest efficiency, not just one, which would make them a bit more efficient.] If you are putting a big window in, it makes tons of sense to get efficient ones.

Custom sizing - I got windows fit to my door. Some doors (like mine) will not work with the inserts you buy at a retailer.

Fast, clean, & quality - The install was fast and clean. All the garbage was taken away. If I had done it, it would have been a bunch of work to get the materials, do the project, and remove the waste.

Good price - I do lots of things myself but in this case it was well worth it to pay someone else. We put large clear glass in, transforming the door to a full-width glass door to let in light. Compared to the cost of installing an entirely new door, the inserts were about 1/4 the price (and would have been less if we didn't need a custom size).

Approximate cost of services:
$1,500.00
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Kent. it was a pleasure working with you on your project downtown. To be concise. we installed door glass (inserts) and not actual windows but the extra light they gave to your hallway was impressive. We were glad to work to your exacting specs and thanks for the kind review.
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Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Laser cut door insert

Very Satisfied with the finished product and with the service before and after the Install. Already recommended to a few friends who were interested the moment they saw the finished product.

Approximate cost of services:
$650.00
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Finish product looks great! Thanks for choosing us for your door insert.
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Sandy
Sandy
1 review Brampton, ON
10/10

New window inserts

We came across What A Pane by a Google search. Their website was user friendly and they had the window inserts we wanted. We had to special order the black trims which took approx. 2 weeks but definitely worth the wait. We love the new look! Barry was very helpful and friendly.

Approximate cost of services:
$735.00
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Sandy, thanks for choosing us for your 'Allure' door inserts see www.whatapanbe.ca/allure. Sorry we couldn't get the new model black frames sooner but as you know everything is taking a little longer nowadays.
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Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Custom door insert saved after glass broken

My tenant broke the outside pane of a custom door insert. Other so called "door and window" people told my tenant that the custom insert could not be fixed and that my door and custom side window would have to be mismatched or both completely replaced. I had hired "What a Pane" before and called them to assess the situation. Barry told me the insert was easily saved and created a new sealed unit with the metal work inside. He saved my custom front door and did it for a very fair price.

Approximate cost of services:
$300.00
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Hi, glad we could solve your problem at a good price. Many companies just want to sell you a complete door system just to solve a comparatively minor problem. We always try and act in our customers best interest.
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Cecile Lau
Cecile Lau
0 reviews Oakville, ON
10/10

Beautiful, private and quick service

We were referred by a friend and Barry was prompt in getting back to us! We appreciated his knowledge and expertise and he was very reliable. We moved into a new home with full glass doors and was looking for much needed privacy. Barry and his colleague were on time and their skills were duly noted while they changed our doors with ease and care. We would recommend their services again and are already looking into having them replace another set for us again. Thank you for your work Barry!

Approximate cost of services:
$1,700.00
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Cecile
it was a pleasure dealing with your requirements and we are looking forward to working on your next project.

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Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Brampton, ON
10/10

Front Door Replacement Glass Windows.

We are very pleased with the windows that Barry and Dan installed in our front door. They came exactly as they said, they worked well together, and took away the old windows. The new Windows are modern giving us privacy and at the same time Warmth in the front hall as they are triple sealed. There was a very large selection to choose from on their Website. The Installation was very professional and they answered any questions we asked. We recommend Barry and Dan to replace windows as we are extremely satisfied.

Approximate cost of services:
$500.00
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We are grateful for the review. We use top quality materials to produce our decorative glass panels and always adding new designs to our website www.whatapane.ca
Thanks for choosing us. What A Pane Inc.

Michelle in Hagersville
Michelle in Hagersville
1 review Port Perry, ON
10/10

Glass door/transom insert

Dealing with Barry from WHAT A PANE was anything but a PANE.
The product/installation and even price was PANEless. True you get what you pay for but when it’s everything you wanted it’s PANEless
The tree of life is as beautiful inside as it is out - Thank Q

PS Inst by Tim was both clean and efficient

Grant/Michelle

Approximate cost of services:
$2,200.00
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Michelle, glad our design team could produce the design and textures you were looking for.
Good luck with your new home and let us know if we can be of help in the future.
What A Pane Inc.

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More about What A Pane Inc. (Door Inserts)

'IN THE END, SERVICE WINS!'

High Quality Wrought Iron & Stained Glass Door Inserts - Toronto GTA Area.
A door says a lot about a home and at What A Pane, we want to make sure that the first impression your guests have of your home is a lasting one.
We are one of the few door insert companies in the GTA that have an actual business premises and a fully stocked showroom.

We help to add sophistication, personality and eye-catching details to your home’s front door. From stained glass to wrought iron work, What A Pane offers the best value in the GTA.

Our family operated business, established in 1998, is known for providing quality, reliable services and competitive prices. With our design experts, What A Pane continues to the number one choice for beautiful door inserts that Toronto residents love to display in their home. We offer a variety of patterns, textures and designs, so you will have plenty of choice when choosing which door glass suits your home the best.
Call or email us now - we answer promptly! Whatsapp, email, text hotline 416 436-8208
We collect and store used decorative glass and donate to Habitat For Humanity. :-)

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CATEGORIES
Windows & Doors Installation & Service
PRODUCTS
Wrought Iron and Decorative door inserts and window inserts. Interior blinds (Blinds between glass) Sorry we do not supply actual windows or door systems.
SERVICES
Installation of superior quality stained glass, beveled glass, wrought iron, internal blinds and decorative door inserts in Toronto and Ontario
BRANDS
What A Pane, yes they are our own, not purchased from a wholesaler!
STYLES
WROUGHT IRON & DECORATIVE GLASS DOOR INSERTS, Custom Side and top windows for doorways. Window glass replacement in either clear thermal, with mullions or decorative. BLINDS BETWEEN THE GLASS
SPECIALITIES
ALL TYPES OF DOORS AND WINDOW INSERTS. SPECIALTY IN CUSTOM WORK We offer an option of actual shop drawings of your custom work for you to approve before we manufacture. Sent to you via email in easy read pdf format. Sorry we do not supply actual windows or door systems.
WEBSITE
https://www.whatapane.ca
YEAR ESTABLISHED
1998
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
5
RETURN POLICY
See warranty
PAYMENT METHOD
Up to 6 month no-charge, no interest payment plans. Cheque, Cash, Visa, Mastercard, Amex and Debit.
LICENSES
Ontario Business Licence
MEMBERSHIPS
Better Business Bureau A + WSIB, Member of Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
DIPLOMAS
Best of 2017/2018/2019/2020 - Homestars, Top 25 Companies, Home Improvements4U Canada
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
PROJECT MINIMUM
no minimum
BONDED
Yes
PROJECT RATE
Price determined by home visits and online/phone quotations
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
Proud to offer an official 10 year Warranty certificate with all of our installations.
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