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    What can I do about condensation between double-glazed windows?

    Window Specialists

    Hello all
    I have found that I have two windows which have been developing condensation in between the glass panels.
    Is this usual for double glazed windows?
    As I have never seen this happen before, I had suspected that they may have a gap allowing for the water vapour to get in – is there any ways to fix this or at least keep the glass clean enough?
    If this isn’t repairable and needs replacement – is there any causes that could prevent it happening again?

    Asked by LAURA on 5th Aug 2019
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    Cii trade windows ltd

    "If you have condensation between the glass (double glazing), it means your units have broken down, best to get a window fitter out to measure up for new units, he will need to remove a couple of beads to also measure thickness of glass.
    Although some window firms have a device for this."

    Answered on 5th Aug 2019 - Member since Jan 2019 - report
    Double Glazing Repair Specialist

    "The only way to cure this is to replace the glazing units, the frames will be o/k, post a job on this site and get several quotes from tradespeople in your location"

    Answered on 15th Apr 2020 - Member since Dec 2018 - report
    Armmstrongs joinery

    "Replace the unit! I can supply and fit and do glazing repairs."

    Answered on 24th Jan 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    Leigh windows

    "Replace the units is the only option. Warm edge and argon gas are good for longevity of units"

    Answered on 22nd Apr 2020 - Member since Jul 2018 - report
    MB frames

    "The good news is that you do not have to change the whole window and can just change the glass. There is no way of repairing the blown glass units that is cost effective so changing the glass is the best and cheapest option. I could give a clearer picture with more information and photos.

    Kind Regards


    Answered on 6th Jan 2020 - Member since Dec 2019 - report
    Bennbrook windows


    The double-glazing glass units have broken down and the windows have blown. The glass will need replacing as it can't be repaired."

    Answered on 29th Mar 2020 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
    A Class of Glass

    "You can replace the glass and have trickle vent in stalled to stop it happening again"

    Answered on 9th Apr 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    B-wize home improvements

    "You will have to replace the sealed units or sometimes you would have to replace the seals."

    Answered on 5th Aug 2019 - Member since Aug 2018 - report
    CGR Glazing & Roofing

    "the units have absorbed all the moisture they can cope with only answer is replacements i cant give you an indication of price on here but a ton of sheckles per m2 is ok hope this helps"

    Answered on 4th Jun 2020 - Member since Mar 2020 - report

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