View Poll Results: Concerning problems with windows what are the most frequent problems encountered?
Window seals "old ,dried, falling apart" 19 39.58%
Frame to skin leaks. 3 6.25%
On a opening window. Window to window frame leak. 0 0%
Weather stripping 7 14.58%
Dual pane glass seal failure 10 20.83%
Plexiglas window Crazing i.e. becoming opaque. 1 2.08%
Window locks 4 8.33%
Cracked or broken (stress induced) 1 2.08%
Cracked or broken (foreign body induced) 2 4.17%
Frame falling apart. 1 2.08%
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Old 06-28-2004, 09:47 AM   #1
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Maint. Problems "Windows'

The "Maintenance Problems" poll showed that 'Window Leaks and Fogging' was tied with 'Skin Dents and Rips' as a maintenance problem.
Lets try and figure out what is the most common problem in this category.
Please let us know if there is something I missed in this poll.

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Old 06-28-2004, 11:03 AM   #2
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Probably one of the most frequent problems although minor is the glass sticking to the window gasket. This even happens on new units!


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Old 06-28-2004, 12:23 PM   #3
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Window sticking

Window sticking is the easiest problem to solve.

Spray the gaskets periodically (as you should do anyway) with stupid spray(silicone spray).

You should also spray the striker plate and bolt the same way. Makes the entrance door latch much easier.

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Old 06-28-2004, 10:04 PM   #4
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Another common window problem on the older units are the operators.All fourteen on my '61 are stripped.
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Old 06-29-2004, 10:20 AM   #5
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At least that window operator is still available.

You can see a photo of it on our web site, part number 91587.

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