What's happening "inside" my windows?

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Offline Geezer

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What's happening "inside" my windows?
« on: 01/03/2010 21:01:50 »
The seals on some of my "sealed" double glazed windows have failed allowing moisture to enter the space between the panes. Now there are ugly whitish streaks running down the inside surfaces of the glass.

What causes the streaking, and what fluids can I use to remove it?

(I can drill small holes in the top and bottom of the outer pane then install valves.)
« Last Edit: 01/03/2010 21:05:28 by Geezer »
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What's happening "inside" my windows?
« Reply #1 on: 02/03/2010 14:03:59 »
Yeah, this is a very common problem.  I've always assumed (but don't know) that the streaks that are left are akin the the 'fur' you get in your kettle', left behind as the water evaporates.
...And its claws are as big as cups, and for some reason it's got a tremendous fear of stamps! And Mrs Doyle was telling me it's got magnets on its tail, so if you're made out of metal it can attach itself to you! And instead of a mouth it's got four arses!