Panels which have colored glass, non-standard clear textured glass, broken bevels, or those that require re-cementing or major re-leading are automatically a shop repair. Some standard geometric-shaped bevels are the only exceptions.
The opening in the door, sidelight, or window will be boarded up with a cut-to-fit piece of plywood and securely fastened into the opening. The board-up will not damage your door in any way.
Weather also plays a significant role in determining if a shop repair must be made. From late October to late March, the unpredictability of the weather and temperatures usually dictate that we do shop repairs.