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From what I can see in a picture of the item, there does not appear to be anything special about the glass. unless it has an Ikea emplem on it or special etching or something, any normal window glass replacement company like Speedy Glass or such should be able to cut and install replacement glass - probably about $100-300 depending on whether a pane or entire door-sized panel of glass, depending on which style you have.
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Just about every sliding door I have installed is put in in sections. If it is a brand name you may be able to purchase a replacement panel from a lumber yard or call a glass company to replace just the glass. I have seen some windows and doors that have a "welded" plastic frame that is next to impossible to replace just the glass. I hate to give estimated costs on labor or material since they very by manufacturer and regional prices but I would think you are in the $250-350 range in labor plus cost of glass or panel. 
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Could be held on with concealed mirror fasteners (usually a clip or notched "button" design, with very litle showing outside the mirror, or none showing if has trim around it, or with large dabs or swipes of mirror adhesive or liquid nails. The former leaves minimal damage when removed - no more than a heavy duty picture hanger, the latter leaves divots in drywall, as you surmised, and holes in the drywall if a piece of plywood is not used as a prypoint when prying it off.

 

If you want to try to save the mirrors, then a glass and mirror installer is needed - they can remove them from the hangers, or cut the adhesive with wire saw - though that will add probably 2-3 hours labor per room. Then you would need a painter who also does minor drywall repairs.

 

If not saving the mirrors, then I suspect you could get a Handyman to pop them off, repair the divots, and repaint. Otherwise, a Painter would probably be glad to do it and repair the damage and repaint - just be prepared for a hefty charge for duct tape - like $100-200, because that is the best way to do this - duct tape the surface completely, pry the mirrors off (commonly breaking them), then cut through the tape to make pieces of glass manageable and of a size to fit in garbage can or box for hauling out. Be sure to emphasize PLYWOOD protection for floors, overlain by canvas or plastic, when removing the mirrors - drop a good sized piece and you have significant flooring damage.

 

Here is a prior response for a similar situation, including the same suggestions about removal, but also a bunch of ideas of how to leave the mirrors and cover or integrate them - which can be a LOT cheaper than paying a two-man crew for a day to remove mirrors, depending on solution you choose.

 

 http://answers.angieslist.com/Need-rid-wall-mirrors--q67621.aspx

 

this is probably a quarter to full days job to remove depending on how fastened and if saving or not, so about $200-800 range. Drywall repair and painting probably about another $150-250 range, so ballpark numbers - pushing $300-400 if mirrors come off easy (bracketed) or can be scrapped, more like a thousand $ if saving mirrors.

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Your Search the List category is Glass and Mirrors - the Speedy Glass type company that does home and auto glass replacement.

 

If the glass is held in with window putty (a doughy tan or white putty) or by a wood trim piece all around it pinching it in place, then you can probably fix it yourself for about $15 piece of glass at a glass replacement place or somehome improvement/lumberyards.

 

If the glass is multiple-pane, or encased in a metal frame, then not easy to do yourself, though in some situations with single-pane you could remove the glass mounting frame entirely, use larger glass, and install with window putty. Double or triple pane you need then to fabricate a new "glazing unit" for you - the glass layers all enclosed in the metal encasing unit.If you are going to pay for that, might as well have them put it in too.

Glass Block Installation reviews in Watkins

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Excellent service. The estimator
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arrived at the time he said would and provided us a quote. We selected
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and scheduled our install. The installer Rich, arrived at the scheduled time, provided us with the details of the work to be performed, and went about doing the work. Rich did the work as described and finished in the time he said he would.
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did a great job for us. Fast, friendly and efficient.
- Richard K.
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It was a great experience from the get-go. There were more choices than I realized for the patterns in the block. The estimated time frame for installation was set and delivery was right on time. The job was done neatly and the clean up was great. I am extremely happy with the resulting look and light. Very professional and pleasant folks to deal with.
- Susan D.
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I worked with
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at time of estimate/consult and scheduling. I originally scheduled to have two windows put in on opposite sides of the house and a dryer vent in another. Three days before the appointment, to best work with furnace installation, I needed to change my order for one window to not have the vent and instead have an open block for furnace ventilation.
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worked with me to ensure I was pleased with the services and on day of installation, the two men
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and
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were courteous and efficient. The work was done in a timely manner and is of quality.
- Megan M.
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He came out for an estimate. He was very pleasant and nice to talk to. He gave me a very nice estimate. Unfortunately the deal won't work for what we needed done but if needed we would definitely use him again in the future.
- Catherine R.
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Scheduling was very easy. The price was reasonable, they were punctual, and accommodating. The windows looked great when they were done.
- Erik R.
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They were here and on time. They did a great job. It took 6 hours, which emphasized the detail that they attended to. They protected any area where they worked and spent a good amount of time cleaning up.
We were originally shocked by the price, but after contacting other providrs and looking into replacing the whole tub, their price was much better than the competition. We're thjinking of doing our downstairs tub.
- Marty K.
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Very quick and professional. Work was done in approximately three hours and they were able to work well with our scheduling. Would recommend to anyone!
- Jessica E.
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I called 3 times requesting a quote. Each time I got their answering service. I never received a call back.
- Joe G.

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A Pane in the Glass Construction LLC

8478 Long Lake Rd
Mounds View

Above Quality, Inc

17215 Panama Ave
Prior Lake

Advanced Concrete Services Inc.

14316 Charing Cross
Eden Prairie

Advantage Tile

14076 Buck lake blvd
Big Lake

All American One Construction R LLC

1575 Bush Ave
Saint Paul

All Around

701 Decatur Ave N
Minneapolis

All Done Contracting

6712 Xerxes Ave South
Minneapolis

Beissel Windows & Siding Co

1635 Oakdale Ave
Saint Paul

Bj Larson Remodeling Co

8830 W River Rd
Brooklyn Park

Boulder Creek Enterprises

66354 362nd St
Watkins

Building Renewal Inc

21375 County Rd 5 NW
Big Lake

Capital City Construction & Remediation

3432 Denmark Ave
Saint Paul

Capital Siding Windows & Roofing

9673 Wynstone Dr
Woodbury

Champion Window Co of Minneapolis

5100 Hwy 169 N
New Hope

Complete Basement Systems

54004 Loren Dr
Mankato

D & N Masonry, LLC

9171 92nd ave
Princeton

D&O Masonry

253 Fremont Ave N
Minneapolis

EDDE Company LLC

1901 44th Avenue N
Minneapolis

Elite contractors, INC

3160 162nd Ln NW
Andover

Elite Restoration Pro LLC

6950 France Ave S Ste 120
Minneapolis

Gozley Renovations LLC

PO Box 13072
Minneapolis

Handy Home Repair

9020 Pillsbury Ave. S.
Minneapolis

ivy gilmore construction

671 Hennes Ave
Shakopee

Larkins Construction, LLC

165 James Ave N
Minneapolis

Master 1 Exteriors

25741 187th St NW
Big Lake

matheson custom masonry inc.

133 rolling oaks lane

MINNESOTA INSURANCE RESTORATION SERVICES

21021 Heron Way Ste 108
Lakeville

MINNESOTA REGROUT & TILE

20 2nd St. NE Unit 707
Minneapolis

MLD TILE & MARBLE

22654 E MARTIN LAKE DR
Stacy

Mountain Creek Masonry

540 Auburn PL
Elk River

Northland Stucco

7760 France Avenue South
Minneapolis

O'Brien Designs

2575 W Horizon Ridge Pkwy Apt 1411

Precision Contracting

8351 Lake Dr
Circle Pines

Radwan Construction

15550 Galaxie Ave Apt 105
Saint Paul

Ritz Renovations

PO Box 241448
Saint Paul

Roger Heine Contracting Inc

10000 Abbott Ave S
Minneapolis

Small Town Values Contracting Inc

17070 Forfar Ct
Farmington

Standard Water Control Systems Inc

5337 Lakeland Ave N
Minneapolis

STONEMASONS INC

1908 TIMERLINE SPUR
Hopkins

STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY LLC

103 Orlin Ave SE
Minneapolis

TOM JACKSON CONSTRUCTION

3844 Clinton Ave S
Minneapolis

Travis Stevens Decorative Glass, LLC

16904 Saddlewood Trl
Minnetonka

VanVleet Construction

8416 Dupont Ave N
Brooklyn Park

Vintage Masonry LLC

715 West 5th Street
Red Wing

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