What is failed double glazing?
If you have double glazed windows that are âmistedâ and displaying reduced visibility, this is a sign that they have failed or broken down.
Essentially, this means that the seal around the edge of the glass has failed and is allowing moisture to leak into the space between the panes of glass in your double glazed unit.
The extend of this moisture build-up will depend on how badly the window seal is damaged. You may only be able to see âmistingâ of a double glazed unit as the light shines through the window.
As air pressure changes, the moisture inside the window builds up and water will be visible inside your windows. As well as being extremely unsightly, failed double glazing reduce visibility and effectively cause the double glazed window to become redundant.
Why does double glazing fail?
Doubling glazing should always be installed by professional glazing experts. A reputable glazing company will always assign a professional fitter to your project, providing plenty of industry experience and knowhow to ensure your double glazing is fitted correctly.
Choosing a glazing company that supplies high-quality materials will also ensure the longevity of your double glazing.
There are a number of reasons that the seal of a window breaks down, including:
There are also implications of both severe weather and harsh chemicals on double glazing.
Our expert fitters will be able to investigate your failed window unit by removing the window from its frame. We will then be able to offer advice and guidance on future-proofing your replacement double glazing. Weâll advise you on how to clean and maintain your new windows to minimise any risk of the window seal deteriorating in the future.
How to fix broken double glazed windows
Unfortunately, once a window seal has been compromised and moisture has seeped into the unit, the window will need replacing.
This usually involves removal of the window whilst keeping the framework in-tact, where possible. Glass sealed units are generally designed to be easily removed and replaced.
Our replacement double glazing
Sheerwater Glass have 40 years experience in glass and glazing services. Established in 1972 as a family-run Glass Shop, we have expanded our offering significantly over the years.
We stand out against out competitors. Despite our growth and capacity to take on large scale projects, we have remained true to our family-run roots and pride ourselves on a friendly, personal service. We commit ourselves to excellent customer service; a commitment that has earned us a high rate of recommendations and referrals.
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Why Choose Sheerwater Glass?
Our professional, expert glazing services are reliable and efficient. Weâll manage your replacement window installations from start to finish with efficiency and professionalism.
With many years of industry expertise behind us weâve researched the very best window products that will help to prolong the life of your replacement windows as much as possible. We ensure we only supply our customers with products that we know will perform extremely well, giving them total peace of mind.
We welcome any queries that you might have relating to double glazing, or any of our other products and services. If you need help or guidance at any point throughout your double glazing project, weâre here to help. Talk through your requirements with a member of our specialist team, and weâll make recommendations - if required - on the best double glazing to suit your family and home.
We supply and install a wide range of replacement windows in Surrey and throughout the surrounding areas. Whether you require replacement uPVC, uPVC timber alternative (timber effect), wood grain foiled windows, timber windows or aluminium windows. We have a huge range of materials, styles and finishes to create a truly bespoke window solution for your home.
Our 4-step process to your replacement double glazing installations
Double glazing installation should be easy. With the right expertise, precision, manpower, materials and project management, your window installation will run smoothly from start to finish with us.
Our 4-step process takes you from your enquiry through to measuring up, receiving a free no-obligation quotation and installation.
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