How to add faux grids to sliding glass doors?

by Web

I have really old sliding glass doors. Not looking to replace them right now. However I would love to add the look of grids in the glass panes. Does anyone have any ideas of how this can be done so that both sides of the glass really look like the glass has real grids. I would like the outside to look like a white grid not glue.

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  • Pamela Pamela on Feb 01, 2019

    Hmmm...maybe you can use thin trim ( you need for the door to function ! )) cut it to size use & gorilla glue to stick together to make your grid , then paint it, or maybe paint it after cutting , but before Gluing . Then use tiny "o" hooks screwed into the top of the vertical pieces of the grid and use small suction cups to hang it ??? I don't know if this would , so I would only do 1 , if you really like it you might be able to use clear silicone to adhere it to the glass, but that might not look good from the other side .??? Also look for something else , a different material other than wood that is totally flat , it might be easier than wood and you wouldn't have to worry about the thickness... Good luck !!!

    • Web Web on Feb 01, 2019

      Thank you for your ideas. They are certainly on target for what I want to do

  • Jill Ron Pike Jill Ron Pike on Feb 02, 2019

    You could use white washi tape or thin white plumbers tape stuck directly to the glass. Mark out your grid pattern first, then carefully tape to keep lines level

  • Web Web on Feb 02, 2019

    Oh my goodness. What a fabulous idea. Easy for me to do that and inexpensive. Going to price supplies. Thank you again so much. Your the best!!!!!

  • Rgo13838060 Rgo13838060 on Feb 04, 2019

    You could use pinstripe tape from auto parts store

  • Web Web on Feb 04, 2019

    That is another wonderful idea!! Thank you.