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probably nothing I can do, but might as well ask....

probably nothing I can do, but might as well ask....

Old 02-16-06, 09:29 PM
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probably nothing I can do, but might as well ask....

So when we moved into our house the previous owners had replaced all the windows with brand new double panes. Except for two small windows.

The area where they are located is an addition, and has no direct heating duct in the room; it relies on air from the adjacent hallway and kitchen pass thru for heat.

Although the climate here is pretty mild (San Francisco Bay Area), there are certain days where there is condensate on these two windows in the morning. I know what is happening; the window gets cold because it's only 1 pane, and because the air inside the room is cold also (no direct heat), the inside air drops below it's dewpoint and condensate forms. It evaporates pretty quickly, and is doing no real damage to the window casing, but I was wondering how to fix it. It only happens about two weeks out of the year.

I don't think there is really a way, sans replacing the window with double pane.

Thanks in advance
Old 02-17-06, 05:10 AM
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Of course you have the option of installing a storm window on the outside, but replacing the windows, or at least the internal glazing is the best option. Glass companies can make the glazing in double pane, and install it in minutes using your old frames. Check into it before you consider replacing the entire windows.

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