Categories for Window Repair

Fix Window Seals Before You Sell!

December 24, 2020

The home inspection is a critical step to selling real estate. It may reveal less appealing elements of your home, and one of those includes broken window seals. Window seal failure in Alaska creates challenges that prospective buyers might not wish to take on. If you want your home to sell quickly for your asking price, your best course of action is to fix the seals before you list. Here are five ways window seals can affect your home sale: Aesthetics: Broken window seals trap dirt and fog. Windows appear poorly maintained, and moisture affects the view. Buyers may see... View Article

Five Signs of Window Seal Failure

December 10, 2020

Window seals ensure an airtight barrier around the perimeter of your window glass. Whether you enjoy double- or triple-pane windows, good seals are necessary for energy efficiency and indoor air quality. If you suffer a broken window seal in your Alaska home, you will notice decreased home comfort, which will continue unless you address the cause. Here are five signs of window seal failure to act on when you see them: Constant dirt: Windows should appear clear and clean when you finish washing them. If that is not the case, then dirt penetrates your window seals and stains the insides... View Article

What Causes Double-Pane Windows to Fail?

October 21, 2020

Most residential properties have double-pane windows to provide extra insulation and prevent heat transfer from inside to outside (or vice versa). Over time, though, the seal in double-pane windows can lose its effectiveness, resulting in air loss. This problem is most noticeable when you start to see cloudiness or condensation showing up on your windows. Here’s an overview of what you should know about double-pane window failure in Alaska and what you can do about it. Added insulation Glass on its own does not make for a particularly effective insulator. This is why single-pane windows have been out of style... View Article

Things You Need to Know About Windows

April 16, 2020

They let natural light into our homes and brighten our rooms. They hold off the elements when a storm is raging its worst. They offer a glimpse of the world going on outside. They’re your windows, and they serve as your link to what’s going on out in the world. But there’s a lot you may not know about windows and window repair in Alaska. Here are some of the most useful facts for homeowners: The concept of windows in the home originated in ancient Rome. Replacing single-pane windows with double-pane windows can save homeowners as much as $400 a... View Article

What to Do About Failed Window Seals

December 12, 2019

Almost all modern windows feature sealed glazing to provide the window with better insulation compared to old, outdated single-pane windows. Over time, however, these seals can fail, which can result in heat being transferred into or out of the home and also cut down on the clarity of the window. These seals feature an inert gas (often argon) located in between the panes of glass. That gas can leak out over time, and when a leak develops, moisture from outside can get inside the space between the panes. These leaks develop as a result of pressure differentials between the gas... View Article

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