Broken Window Seal


I have a broken window seal, and the area is on the inside of my window. It is a thermo pane, double sided window.
Can I patch this and if so, how would I do this?
Is my best option to get a a new window.
Thanks. Kate
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You can have the glass replaced by a glass company. Probably not a do it yourself project.
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Pat wrote:

That was a quick reply. I just read the company's website and the windows are under warranty for 20 years. My home is 12 years old, so I will call our local glass co. Tuesday and see what happens.
It is always something.
Many thanks.
Kate
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Windows are under warranty to the initial purchaser for 20 years. Since the average life is 12-15 years they are playing a numbers game as the average family moves every 7 years the last time I checked the stats.
I just had two thermopnae glass units replaced where I took the sash in to the glass company. Cost was about $40 per unit here. This is not a major expense.
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Colbyt wrote:

Is the double pane a single replaceable unit? Or do they make the sandwich at the glass store?
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It's a single (sealed) unit. I guess some glass stores can make them but I think most will order the custom units from a specialist company.
Replacing a fairly large (5ft by 3ft) unit cost me around $250 installed. They hauled away the old unit as well.
I had a small glass company do the job. They came out and measured (took 10 minutes). A week later they came and installed the panel (took 30 minutes).
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If your warranty is like mine, it is only good for the original owner. If the original owner left after 3 years, there is no warranty anymore. Silly, but that's how mine reads.
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Stationary window or an operator? What size?

No! If it had argon gas it won't be the same.

No. a glazing company with build you a unit if you take the pane into the store (side door <g>) Out in a few with a new glass pane.
I had to replace two large units with tempered glass and called a company out to the house. They measured the rough measurement, AND then used a "Merlin" laser to measure the thickness of each glass pane and also the distance between the glass panes.
Look at glazing shops in your area.
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No.
Or just don't look at it. I have had a "fogged" round window for 15 years after finding that it cost $580 to fix/replace it.

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