How to control ‘crying windows’

We are often asked how to stop or reduce condensation forming on the inside of windows. Often referred to as ‘crying windows’, condensation forms when warm moist air collects on a cold surface e.g. glass. Apart from moisture accumulating on the inside of glass it can...

Top tips for strata title window repair projects

These windows in Manly, NSW, are an important part of the appearance of this beautiful apartment building. Many beautiful old apartment buildings, especially those built before the 1970s, have original windows that are now due for repair and refurbishment. People who...

How to clean low-e glass (and actually succeed)

I love this old Gary Larson cartoon. I have it on a mug, which I keep in my bedroom. It’s not for drinking from – I keep it as a reminder of an important life lesson: No matter how smart we are, things can appear impossible if we are doing things that just...

How (not) to soundproof your windows at night

How would you feel if you spent tens of thousands of dollars on retrofit double-glazing and got almost no benefit? That’s exactly what happened to one of our customers recently. Like most people, they had assumed that by buying double-glazing, they were buying...