My aluminum framed windows (no thermal breaks) sweat in the winter and leave
water stain in the ajacent wood frames.
Other than replacing them with non metal framed windows, are there other
solution? Something I can "paint" on the frame to insulate it somewhat,
Aluminum frame windows are frequently used in trailer homes so I went to a
trailer home supply and bought the matching ones that mount on the inside
wall. This gives me a double window with 3.5 inches in between the two. End
of moisture condensation problem. I don't have a trailer home, but the
concept is the same. The inside windows aren't bad looking, finished in
You can't paint anything on them. Other than replacing them (some
aluminum windows will good thermo breaks don't have that problem - as bad)
you need to either warm the inside surface up (storm windows) or keep the
warm moist air from them (inside storm windows - plastic etc.).
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