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Top Causes of Window Seal Failure

Your windows have to be regularly inspected and maintained to ensure that they’re in good condition for the years to come. Accomplishing this gives you peace of mind knowing that your windows can continue to fulfill their purpose of making your home beautiful and energy-efficient. However, your windows will falter thanks to wear-and-tear through the years. In this post, a top window and door replacement company, Renewal by Andersen® of Memphis, shares the top causes of window seal failure.

Window Seal Failure

Foggy Glass

If you notice fog building up between your window pains, then this means that it has lost a majority of its insulation properties. Remember that fogging is caused by water droplets brought about by weather changes and water vapor from leaks of the window seals.


Local window installation companies will tell you that your window frame can warp due to rapid temperature changes, causing the frame to shrink or expand. In many cases, warped window frames can endanger the structural integrity of the material. Once you notice your window frame warping, have your trusted window contractor replace it immediately.

Drafty Windows

If you notice the wind blowing from your windows even when it’s closed, then this means that the seals have already failed, or they’re in bad condition. This results in wasted energy since the air in your home escapes through the window gaps, causing your HVAC unit to work twice as hard to maintain the comfortable temperature in your living space.

Renewal by Andersen® of Memphis is a premier provider of top-notch replacement windows in Memphis, TN. Our certified installers aim to transform your dream exterior into a reality with industry-leading products and excellent workmanship. Call us at (901) 979-4484 or fill out our convenient online form to request a free estimate today.


"The men who came out were able to work with each other good and professional showing us how the job would start and how long it would take. While they were doing their job they saw that the windows sills were off balance and very diligent and made it repairable to place the new windows in they cleaned up the area where they were working and made it look like no one had been there. They were very polite."

Andrew Pruitte
Aug 5, 2023

"Renewal by Anderson replaced our windows about a week ago. It made our home look brand new! Absolutely beautiful product!!! All the staff were kind and professional. Jackie and his crew did the installation and we have never had such a professional job done on our home! Highly recommend this company!"

Carley Aldridge
Aug 6, 2023

"I have purchased 16 Anderson windows and they are great. The windows are perfect but the installation was the best. It is a joy having these windows in my 1910 home."

Kay Veazey
Aug 25, 2023

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