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Old 03-04-2012, 05:02 PM  
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Can you use storm windows with double pane windows, or will the heat trapped between the two cause the seal on the double pane windows to fail?


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Old 03-11-2012, 09:40 AM  
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Why would you want to do that? All you should need is the double paned window.
I can see condinsation being more of a problum then the heat.


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Old 03-11-2012, 09:54 AM  
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Why would you want to do that?
Because a pane of glass for a storm window is cheaper and easier to replace than a double pane window. We can get some pretty sizeable hail and occasional windblown debris that has cracked our storm windows before.
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There's two differant companys that make what's called hurricane windows.
There a super tough vinyl film window that when installed look just like reguler double or triple hung windows.
One name is Custom and I forget the other name. I tryed to look them up for you but could not find any info.
There great if you live near a golf cource, the balls just bounce off with no damage.
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http://www.bondedvinylwindows.com/id82.html

I would think you would increase R value


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