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    • Nathaniel Essex
    • By Nathaniel Essex 9th Jul 18, 10:08 PM
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    Condensation is double glazed doors
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    • 9th Jul 18, 10:08 PM
    Condensation is double glazed doors 9th Jul 18 at 10:08 PM
    Hi all

    I have sliding doors in the kitchen leading to the garden. There is a lot of water marks which really get on my nerves. Since I have moved in, I have not seen a situation where there is water in the glass so whatever caused it is unlikely to cause it again.

    What I wanted to know is if there was a fix? I wanted it replaced but as it's on a wooden base, no one I have asked so far is confident of being able to put it back. I saw a video some time ago with someone drilling a small whole and spraying a solution to clear it.

    Doesn't have to be this but can someone recommend a solution?
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    • tonyh66
    • By tonyh66 10th Jul 18, 9:09 AM
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    • 10th Jul 18, 9:09 AM
    the DG unit will need replacing. You cannot drill a hole into the glass it will/should be toughened (unlikely to be laminated). Drilling holes into DG units to clear condensation is snake oil it doesn't get rid of the water staining. A joiner who advertises window installation could probably do it, but you may need to source replacement DG units from a glazing company (not a DG installation company).
    • Doozergirl
    • By Doozergirl 10th Jul 18, 12:50 PM
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    If they are wooden doors then you'll want a carpenter to fix it. As above, it will need a new unit.
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