What A Pane Inc. (Door Inserts)

Windows & Doors Installation & Service
111 Zenway Blvd, Unit 9 Vaughan ON L4H 3H9
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Reviews for What A Pane Inc. (Door Inserts)

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Rumil
Rumil
1 review Toronto, ON
10/10

Love it!

Great service from Barry of What A Pane. He patiently and promptly answered all our queries and managed to match our existing sidelites. Great economical upgrade to entrance door. Installation went smooth without any hitch.
We love our new door insert. It looks brand new custom door.

Approximate cost of services:
$680.00
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Company Response

Rumil. Thanks for your review, we know the panel took longer than normal to be made but it certainly looked good in your door.
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Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Door Insert

I highly recommend What a Pane Inserts. Our outdated door was instantly transformed into an updated and modern look.
Barry and Dan we efficient. The whole process took about 40min.
Lots of styles to choose from.

Approximate cost of services:
$445.00
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Company Response

Thanks for your input. Hope you enjoy you new-look door.
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Natalie in Toronto
Natalie in Toronto
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Front door insert

I was looking for a new door and came across this company that used my existing door. I was able to cut and insert a brand new wrought iron glass pane. They were quick and precise and I'm very happy with my door.

Approximate cost of services:
$450.00
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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Natalie, after 20+ years supplying and installing high quality glass door inserts, we have an efficient process to install with minimum disruption to the homeowner.
Glad you are happy with our work!
What A Pane Inc.

Alisha
Alisha
1 review Whitby, ON
10/10

Glass Inserts for Front Door

I reached out to Barry looking to upgrade my existing front door with decorative glass inserts. He was able to provide a quote based on pictures. I chose the "Moderna" design as I wanted something that provides privacy but also lets in natural light. On the day of install, Barry arrived on schedule and provided quick service. I'm so grateful for his attention to detail and professionalism. He very politely suggested that we could upgrade the trim to black at the same time and I agreed that it would look much better. The result is absolutely stunning! Highly recommended.

Approximate cost of services:
$850.00
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Alisha, We carry a range of accessories to make your door look extraordinary from the ordinary. Agree, a very nice finished product!
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Rob and Heidi
Rob and Heidi
0 reviews Grimsby, ON
10/10

Excellent company

What a wonderful company!
From the moment we decided to get full length inserts, Barry and his team were helpful, efficient and customer friendly.
Barry answered my (many) emails promptly and offered his advice and next steps, always making me feel knowledgable on the subject.
We had our inserts installed today and could not be happier! The job was done in a timely manner, including a clean up and taking the old inserts away.
Our doors needed to be altered in order to fit the inserts - this was done on-site without issue.

Whatapane is a fabulous company to deal with. Friendly, knowledgable and with very reasonable prices. They deal with customers in a very postiive manner and go out of their way to make the experience go well.

I highly recommend this company to anyone looking. A very postiive experience :)

Approximate cost of services:
$900.00
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Rob and Heidi. Making the decision to go with full length door inserts has to be thought out carefully. We are glad we met all your expectations.
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faraz
faraz
6 reviews Brampton, ON
10/10

Excellent to work with

Got What A Pane Inc. from a reference, they were wonderful to work with from the first phone call. Spoke with Barry, he was very informative. Guided me on the selection and explained the process.

Completed the work within the promised timeline, had an issue with the new door hardware not fitting correctly on the day of the install, they put the old handles back and came back next day as promised to install the new door handles (On a Sunday).

Could not be happier. Highly recommend these folks. I have referred them already to family and friends.

Approximate cost of services:
$1,750.00
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Faraz, Yes sometimes the spacing between latch and deadbolt does not allow a one piece handle-set, Glad we could remedy the set-back in a timely manner.
Thanks for the future referalls.
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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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Company Response

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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Company Response

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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Company Response

Finish product looks great! Thanks for choosing us for your door insert.
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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
4
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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