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  • Posted in thread: Removing Moisture from double pane windows on 05-10-2008 at 02:19 PM
    When condensation forms inside of an IGU (Insulating Glass Unit) it means that there is a
    rupture in the seal and that air and moisture has penetrated the space - this is true in the
    almost all cases....

  • Posted in thread: Window help on 02-28-2008 at 08:06 PM
    google CR Laurence, that's where the pro's buy their window parts.

  • Posted in thread: I Don't Want to Lose my View, What do I do? on 03-31-2007 at 07:34 AM
    Ahhhhhhh that explains why there was no reply to DD's question!That was a great catch, most
    places took a few days to catch the scam!And, as you said, despite the origin it was still a
    very good quest...

  • Posted in thread: Window UV protection on 03-30-2007 at 06:05 PM
    Is the skylight glass or plastic?If the skylight glazing is plastic (either polycarbonate or
    acrylic), then it likely has a UV inhibitor that was included when the plastic was made, and
    that will prev...

  • Posted in thread: I Don't Want to Lose my View, What do I do? on 03-30-2007 at 05:46 PM
    The original poster, "DesignerDonna", was part of an advertising scam that was on a number of
    home improvement websites last summer. There were a number of names associated with the
    "question" and the...

  • Posted in thread: Replacing Double Paned Window on 01-30-2007 at 07:02 PM
    Hi ERS,As Glennjanie said, you don't want to try to replace the broken lite - but, you can
    replace the IG unit itself (the entire dual pane) - IF you can safely remove it from the
    sash.Any glass shop ...

  • Posted in thread: Staindglass Windows on 06-05-2006 at 05:50 AM
    depends a lot on what you are looking for...anything by Frank Lloyd Wright is going to include
    stained glassthere is a company called Kenyon Art Glass that specializes in stained glass
    panels, but I w...

  • Posted in thread: condensation in sliding glass door on 05-21-2006 at 06:05 AM
    There are really two ways that a window manufacturer gets an IGU (insulating glass unit - the
    glass with the spacer between the lites) - first build it himself, second buy it from an IG
    manufacturing ...

  • Posted in thread: condensation in sliding glass door on 05-16-2006 at 04:54 AM
    In the "good old days", IG (Insulating Glass) seals were made of things like polysulfides or
    hot melt butyl, or a couple of other products, including silicone in some cases. These were
    made primarily ...

  • Posted in thread: condensation in sliding glass door on 05-10-2006 at 06:34 PM
    Just curious, but who made your doors and how old are they? Condensation between panes is a
    warranty issue, it just depends on who'e warranty and how long it lasts. You never noticed
    moisture between ...


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