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To See or not to See

Posted by dodgeman on December 21st, 1999 01:09 PM
In reply to Great Idea! by Ron on December 20th, 1999 03:13 PM [Go to top of thread]

I had the same problem as you do with Anderson double glazed casement windows with a third pane attached to the outside. The third pane would fog or frost up when I tried to seal them too tight to the window frame. What I finally did was to space out the flange on the third pane by using small spacers (the end of a flat toothpick) under the flange at the bottom and top clips that hold the pane on. This small amount of air was enough to stop most of the condensation. I suspect that you can never seal several panes of glass tight enough to stop condensation. Hence the invention of sealed thermopane windows with desicant(sp) inside.

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