There are numerous issues that can affect double glazed windows. If you take good care of them you should get many years of good service from them, but the older they get the more likely it is you will experience an issue or two.
Here are some of the most common problems to affect double glazing. The good news is these and many other issues can all be resolved.
Otherwise referred to as misted windows or those that have condensation on a regular basis, these issues are caused by a failure of the double glazed unit. This unit should be fully sealed but over time it can fail, and this leads to a build up of condensation or mist inside the window.
If this should occur you can hire a double glazing company to provide a new unit for you. The good news is there is no need to replace the window frame.
Anyone can suffer a cracked window. Perhaps a storm blows up and sends something crashing into one of your double glazed units. Maybe something is thrown and accidentally cracks or breaks it. Even a knockabout game of football in the back garden might end up with a cracked pane – you just never know.
Obviously a cracked window is not as strong as a solid one, so it is best to get it replaced as soon as you can. Its best to request quotes for a new window to ensure you get the cheapest deal.
Occasionally you may experience a broken window lock. Sometimes a window can become stuck and you are unable to open it. This is preferable to not being able to shut it, but in any case you should get a replacement locking mechanism for it as soon as possible. This will ensure your window stays secure and is also convenient and easy to open and close.
If you are experiencing any issues with your double glazing, the best move is to get a quote for double glazing repairs. It could be cheaper than you think and it will return your double glazed windows to their best condition. Don’t let one or two minor problems ruin the good looks and function of your windows. If you get a range of quotations you can then choose the best deal for you.
It is best to search your local paper or local directory for a trusted company in any of these situations.
Compare 3 quotes and choose the best