Advice on replacing sliding glass doors on a stucco home.

I just bought a new home and the sliding glass doors are in very poor condition. I am on a budget so I would like to try to replace them myself but have absolutely zero experience. I am, however, a very competent person (i also have a competent fiance to help) . :)
I have done a ton of research on replacing sliding glass doors and feel really good about how to go about doing it. However, most tutorials and information I find is focused around homes that have siding. Mine is stucco. I'm unsure at this point what the difference might be between removing and installing a sliding glass door on a stucco home versus a home with siding. Any advice, tips or direction would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!!
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responding to http://www.homeownershub.com/diy/Advice-on-replacing-sliding-glass-doors-on-a-stucco-home-24122-.htm bluedog wrote: I believe that the difference for you with stucco will be if the stucco is brought in against the jamb (frame in which the doors themselves slide ) rather than there being a trim board that bridges the gap between the door jamb and the stucco on the outer wall. But I think that in either case, you may be able to cut a fine line at the edge of the stucco and in the first case; remove the doors then the jambs toward the interior of the house; and install the new unit also from the inside. Be sure to put a solid generous bead of the best caulk made for such exterior use to seal the seam between the stucco and the jamb or trim. bluedog www.arcink.com
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responding to http://www.homeownershub.com/diy/Advice-on-replacing-sliding-glass-doors-on-a-stucco-home-24122-.htm Bazzlin wrote: Thanks! I thought that might be the way to do it. :) -Bazz
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