Are your windows getting hard to see out of? Do you miss the crystal clear view that you used to have?
If your problem isn’t due to dirty glass, it may be time to say goodbye to your old windows and say hello to new ones this spring.
There are ways to fix foggy windows, but it involves having a professional come out and drill holes directly in the glass. The holes are needed to relieve the condensation buildup from the solar pumping that occurs with multiple-paned windows.
If you have this problem, it is never recommended that you try and drill holes in the glass yourself. This is a highly specialized skill and those that don’t know what they are doing end up with broken windows.
However, if a window gets to the point that the desiccant is no longer absorbing, the window has aged past its point of efficiency and is most likely showing other signs of aging in addition to the fogging. So in all reality, instead of just trying to put a band aid on one problem, it may be time to have the whole window replaced.
Regardless of what you decide to do, you need to do something once your windows start to fog, and not just to get your clear view back. Allowing this problem to continue will increase the damage that the condensation inside the panes is doing to the rest of the window.
Window glass damaged from chemicals, scratches, or sand can be repaired so that you can get your view back. However, the process required to fix the glass takes quite a number of steps and if not done correctly could leave you with worse looking windows than what you started out with.
If the damage is bad enough and you just can’t live with the decreased view out of your window, talk to us about replacing it. You don’t have to replace all the windows on your home because of one damaged window. We can replace one damaged window and will match it as close as we can to the existing windows on your home.
While we are on the topic of better views, did you know that technology has allowed us to create a window screen that improves the view from your window?
Our TruScene window screens are made with a micro-fine stainless steel mesh and has over 50% more clarity than our other window screens. It keeps the bugs out and lets in plenty of sun and fresh air while you are enjoying a better view from your window.
Contact us today for more information on how to return the view from your home back to the clear view you prefer.