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Old 04-03-2011, 08:37 PM   #1
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Problem with double paned windows


I have double paned side lights around my front door. What appears to be a rubber spacer is curving in towards the center of the window in several places. Does anyone know of any easy solutions? It is curving inwards more and more over time and is quite noticeable!

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Between the glass pieces??? If yes, contact the door manufacturer, probably guaranteed. Replacement is the only solution.

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Sounds like the factory caulking is oozing out around the glass

Cut it off with a utility knife and repaint.


If I'm way off base, post a pic of the 'rubber spacer'
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Yes.. It is between the glass. My house is 7 years old- so doubt there is a warranty. I guess I will be back here at some point with questions on how to install new side lights!



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this is glass with a composite spacer ,no how no way is it going to be cheap or easy ... Seriously though, do you see any signs of seal failure such as condensation or fog between the glass? This is why many prefer metal spacer systems despite a slight deficit in performance. If you don't have any of those issues, replacing the glass will likely do nothing more than improve the appearance.

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