repairing aluminum windows

shadyrestbasketsMay 13, 2011

Hi all! I'm new to the window forum. We need to replace/repair our 25 yr old double pane bronze aluminum windows. My brain is in vinyl window overload. We have been quoted a price of $280 (uninstalled) each for Viewpoint series 6000 & $483 (uninstalled) each for Simonton Prism Platinum. Both windows are double hung. What are your thoughts on these 2 windows? From everything I read, in 20-25 years we may be having to replace windows again. Someone told us there is a process of defogging & resealing aluminum windows at $100 each window. Does anyone have any input about this? Thanks for any help you can provide!!

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The best way to repair the seal failures in your windows is to replace the insulated glass. If your aluminum windows have a thermal break then repair may be a more cost effective option then replacing the entire window.

    Bookmark   May 13, 2011 at 8:00PM
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The cheapest repair route would be to drill holes in the IGU and wash them out.

I have used this company before for a customer and they might have a similar technology out in your area.

    Bookmark   May 14, 2011 at 4:04PM
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