Window seal replacement

I've noticed that when I open my double glazed windows, the seal on the inside are damaged and has a lot of mould. I used to be able to get away with cleaning the inner pvc area once every six months yet I'm noticing it getting mould quickly and needing done at least once a month to stop it from building up. It's mostly affecting the bedroom windows and my upper hallway. I've noticed these windows getting a lot of condensation as well. Is it possible to replace this inside seal and if so what roughly would it cost to do something like this? The windows are between ten and twelve years old I think. Would ideally not want to completely replace as its not within budget just now.

Asked by Siobhan on 6th Jun 2022
Expert Trade Answers
"You can replace all parts on windows including the double glazed units so anything is possible your looking at £30 plus per unit to replace"
Answered on 6th Jun 2022 - Member since Mar 2022 - report
"if it is rubber seal it can be replaced but there are lot types you would be better to get a company around"
Answered on 7th Jun 2022 - Member since Mar 2022 - report
"The windows are coming to the end of there life at that we you could maybe replace the gasket to get a couple more years out of them"
Answered on 6th Jun 2022 - Member since Nov 2019 - report
"Hi, maybe changing the gasket from the window will help you"
Answered on 6th Jun 2022 - Member since Mar 2022 - report
"Yes you can replace the seals on double glazed windows.
Not to expensive"
Answered on 16th Jun 2022 - Member since Jul 2020 - report
"depends a lot not all windows are the same to be able to give you a tip please tell me what model, the window company is"
Answered on 10th Jun 2022 - Member since Jun 2022 - report
"Black spot mould is generated through interstitial condensation which is caused by lack of air circulation.
The window is the coldest part of any room and as so will always attract moisture to the window especially if the window is older and has a aluminium spacer bar instead or the newer type neoprene soft thermally efficient glazing bar.
You need to increase the air circulation open windows when you shower, sleep etc as these cause moisture in the room that will need to escape.
If you haven't got slot vents in the windows and don't want to replace the windows you might think about having these cut into the existing windows to help manage the moisture.
AIR FLOW is the key to reduce this issue.."
Answered on 18th Jun 2022 - Member since Mar 2022 - report
"It sounds like you will need to have your windows replaced as after twelve years they are well beyond repair"
Answered on 15th Jul 2022 - Member since Feb 2022 - report
"The Swan Air Dryer - 70 pounds - you set the humidity to 50% and watch the changes."
Answered on 23rd Nov 2022 - Member since Apr 2022 - report
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