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At some point in time, windows in any house need to be replaced; accidents happen, windows crack and little fractures can expand due to weather conditions.  Regardless of why, window replacement can be tricky if not done properly or with the right care.  Making sure the product you choose toReplace Windows in Ottawa purchase for your window replacements is necessary.   Selecting the right style and price will go a long way for the future of your new windows.  Getting advice from a window contractor is a very smart idea because they know what is best for certain houses and what styles might not work well in your particular window frames.  Typically window contractors will try to sell you on certain products but the really good contractors will simply advise you on whether or not to buy replacement windows or to purchase brand new frames with the windows included.  They will advise you of the advantages and limitations of the options available when you want to replace windows in Montreal.

New window installation should be left to the professionals and probably should not be attempted by the average Joe homeowner.  There is skill involved and if you do not know the window or technique very well, chances are things will not end well for you.  It is very important to get accurate andReplace Windows in Ottawa and Surrounding Areas precise measurements before buying any new equipment or glass.  A couple wrong numbers and your whole new window can be useless.   If you do choose to do the new window installation by yourself, be sure to take your time and not rush anything.  Tiny mistakes can lead to bigger misfortunes in the future.   By properly taking down your old windows, you can put a new window installation in without any flaws. 

Window replacement is probably not the first thing you would think to check when it comes to household maintenance but it is very important to do every so often.  Quality windows will take you a long way and may even prevent you from having to install storm windows or weather proofed windows.  Window replacement can even save you energy in your home if the replacement has the required efficiency to do so.  Regardless of how much experience you think you have in installation and home repair, window replacement is probably something that you should ask friends to help you with or simply hire a professional to do for you.  The money spent on a professional window installer may save you extra money in the long run. 

Montreal Foggy Window Repair (514)613-0408

Repair your foggy windows at http://WindowRepairsMontreal.comThe TRUTH About Window Failure No window is ever hermetically sealed. In fact if it was… it would explode!Depending on the type of window, Window Medics has found that, on average, 75% of failed windows do not have a seal failure but instead are simply fully saturated from years of Solar Pumping.Solar pumping naturally occurs during the change from day to night. Sunlight heats the inner airspace of the thermal window cavity during the day and causes the window to pressurize, which forces out small amounts of air within the window cavity through the semi-permeable seal. In the evening, as the temperature drops, the window cools and creates a low pressure area causing small amounts of air to be drawn back into the inner window cavity. The air being drawn back into the window naturally holds moisture and this moisture is absorbed by the windows desiccant material.Solar Pumping activity over a period of time saturates the Silica desiccant material in the thermal window cavity until eventually fog, condensation or moisture appear on the inside surface of the window. This moisture is trapped within the window and an endless cycle of heating, fogging, cooling, and condensing occurs.Eventually every thermal pane window will lose the ability to absorb condensation and fog up.Foggy windows, or windows with condensation and moisture, are primarily due to the inability of the Silica desiccant materials in the thermal window cavity to absorb moisture that naturally builds over time from Solar Pumping. Windows are manufactured with a specific moisture absorption life span (i.e., 5 years, 20 years etc) that is based on solar pumping activity, which causes foggy windows.Thermal pane windows are made with eventual failure in mind.Window manufacturers know and expect solar pumping to occur. Windows, by design, will without exception, fail. Window manufacturers design windows to have a certain life span based on the quality of the desiccant, or moisture absorbing materials placed inside the spacer bar of a thermal window. This is to prevent foggy window and window condensation problems.Foggy windows indicate that the moisture absorbing desiccant materials are fully saturated. From this point on moisture accumulates and circulates between the glass window panes, which can cause permanent glass damage if not repaired quickly. Therefore, a foggy window indicates the end to a window’s life cycle.The average age of a window restored by our Specialists is 12 years.As the saturation point of the moisture absorbing materials is further exceeded, the dangers begin. Moisture becomes permanent. This progressively leaves deposits, strips the insulating properties of the unit, and scars the window glass.Once scarred, the window unit may not be salvageable.Visible fog, condensation or moisture is a sign that the sealed window unit has simply reached Its threshold to absorb moisture, causing foggy window or condensation problems. This is a repairable and preventable condition.

Posted by Window Medics - Montreal on Thursday, April 9, 2015


Window Medics Montreal
2572 Daniel-Johnson Blvd, 2nd Floor, Laval, Quebec H7T 2R3
Phone: 514-613-0408

Window Medics serves Baie-d'Urfé, Beaconsfield, Côte Saint-Luc,Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Dorval, Hampstead, Kirkland, L'Île-Dorval, Montreal, Ahuntsic, Cartierville, Anjou, Côte-des-Neiges, Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, L'Île-Bizard, Sainte-Geneviève, LaSalle, Lachine, Laval, Le Plateau, Mont-Royal, Le Sud-Ouest, Mercier, Hochelaga, Maisonneuve, Montréal-Nord, Outremont,  Pierrefonds, Roxboro, Rivière-des-Prairies, Pointe-aux-Trembles, Rosemont, La Petite-Patrie, Saint-Laurent, Saint-Léonard, Verdun, Ville-Marie, Villeray, Saint-Michel, Parc-Extension, Montréal-Est, Montreal West, Mount Royal, Pointe-Claire, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Westmount, Senneville

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