Danvid window seal failure

I have a 6 year old house and the seals on the majority of my double pain windows have failed twice(3 years ago & again now). Danvid has no explination as to why I am having these problems. They sugested upgrading to low e windows because they are better windows. I don't want to do anything until I determine the failure mode for my windows. Any ideas?
Kirk
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Likelihood of reason for the moisture between the panes is the seal was never very good to begin with..........There may be new stuff out there nowadays, but I bet the standard is the same old stuff. There is supposed to be a dessicant inside the square tubular frame that seperates the glass. It is possible that they are not using good dessicant. There is a possiblility that they don;t know why it's happneing due to quality control issues.
Kirk, I once worked *with* the Danvid folks here in Dallas ( Carrollton actually) and even 17 years ago they were employing the cheapest help they could get. This could be a reason for the poor quality/workmanship you are experiencing. I was sent there by my company at the time, to learn how to replace the insulated glass. I learned much more...............but not much of use in my current life and times.( Although I did learn where a good source of aluminum scrap was that was free for the taking any day of any week, if you wanna sift through the glass.................and can beat the mexicans that work there to it!)
You could try and find a different company to build the replacement glass for your windows. Likely with little difference in results. It is one of those industries that is high in quantity of low quality employees.....................They are currently building just around the corner from my current work place also. Still occupying their old place too.................at least part of it.
I am not aware of any other area where they operate, as I haven't dealt with them in so many years. However, Driving by the "factory" ( and I use that term loosely,..............very loosely) it appears that they are still using all of the same old habits they always did. Almost anyone can build a window if you buy some extrusions of your choice, and assemble them and cut some glass, and put a seperator in between them (and some muntin if you wish) and spread Liquid butyl all around the edges.................and let it dry and then cut all the excess off and ..................well, I bet you're startin' to get my opinion.
If you are local to the Dallas Area, I can Do some conatct and find out a small shop that builds good replacement glass for ya. I still know people from the old stompin' grounds.
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MUADIB® Wrote:

"If you are local to the Dallas Area, I can Do some conatct and find out a small shop that builds good replacement glass for ya. I still know people from the old stompin' grounds. "
If yo are still on this frum I would love to know what you think of th J & M Glass Company in Dallas. www.thermalwindowsdfw.com. Also what i your opinion between double pane low E glass with argon and jus attmepting to either replace the sealks on windows or add sealing stri as to which is better.
Thanks Galen in Allen 6/16/07 Gale
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