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White dots forming in between double pane window. What is it??

White dots forming in between double pane window. What is it??


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Old 01-22-22, 04:09 PM
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White dots forming in between double pane window. What is it??

Hello it looks like there’s some white dots looks like maybe mold forming in between the double pain windows how do I fix this or is it something I need to replace the window for??
 
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Old 01-22-22, 04:20 PM
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It means your double pane IGU needs to be replaced. Typically this is a job for a commercial / city glass shop. If you can take the sash out and take it to them to measure, it will likely cost you a little less than if they have to send someone out to measure it.

They will have to make the new IGU which takes a week or two, depending on how busy they are.
 
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Old 01-23-22, 08:26 AM
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How old is the window. It might be covered by a manufacturer's warranty. Some windows have manufacturing dates on the metal glass separator between the panes.
 
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Old 01-23-22, 10:01 AM
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this window is less than 2 years old. it came installed in my new construction build. surprised that it would have issues so soon. i contacted the manufacturer to see if they can cover via warranty.

can someone confirm if this is mold or something else?
 
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Old 01-23-22, 10:11 AM
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It's the moisture affecting the clear low e coating on the inside of glass. The stain cannot be removed.
 
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Old 01-23-22, 10:45 AM
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If only 2 years old it should be covered under warranty, Do you know who manufactured the window?
 
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Old 01-23-22, 04:26 PM
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I don't know why you can't accept X's answer - this is not mold.
 
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http://www.premierglassfl.com/glassandmirrorpros/what-is-an-insulated-glass-unit-igu/ describes the problem.
 
 

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