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Old 12-26-2011, 09:05 AM   #1
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Fix a window?

We have double hung, double glazed windows on the front of our house. The panes have a metal spacer and they seem to be sealed. The seal seems to have failed on just one of the four panes in one window as it's a little hazy (between the glass panes). Can it be fixed or one pane (again double glazed) replaced or am I stuck trying to match and replace one whole window? If it helps, they're 19 year old Anderson wood windows, presumably builders grade.

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Old 12-26-2011, 09:34 AM   #2
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Andersen normally carries a 20 yr warranty on most of their products, 100 series warranty is only 10 years, if that's what you really have. You should call them to find out, you'll need the info imprinted on the glass in one of the corners of the window. Each pane can be replaced too, if not under warranty, I had the double hung narrowline series (before the 200/400 series separation), you can order directly from Andersen and Home Depot can special order these for you if they're available. Steps to do this are pretty straightforward, I had to repair 2 panes about 9 months ago. I ordered from Home Depot since it was about 10-20% less than ordering from Andersen directly. I've seen ads in the local flyers about companies that fix seal leaks, but I've never gone this path before.

Here's the Andersen link and phone info:

Contact Us | Andersen Windows

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Old 12-26-2011, 06:51 PM   #3
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I had the same thing happen to one of my windows . We called a local glass repair company . They fixed it in one day for $175.
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