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Fire Damage / Heat Damage / Oldach Windows - Dateline Colorado Springs, CO / Waldo Canyon / Mountain Shadows Fire Losses Oldach Windows.
( 719) 531-0961
Damage to Oldach, BiltBest and Other wood frame / clad exterior windows can occur in several ways. Window glass damages can occurs through objects such as hail hitting glass, vibrations and other issues of "pressure" etc.
Fire and Extreme Heat can also damages window glass, annealed insulated glass typically used in the Oldach, BiltBest, Marvin, Pella, Peachtree, Wenco and Many Other Residential Windows - this extreme heat can cause damage to window frames, the sealants used in older windows and doors. If yor home has been exposed to extreme heat from the Colorado Springs fires, the Waldo Canyon Fire or recent hail storms - you'd better call in an expert - WeFixItUSA of Colorado Springs.
When heat pushes against a window's glass exterior, the exterior metal clad etc. the temperature of the glass rises at a faster rate than the rest of the frame. Glass that is sealed within the window frame itself is cooler and because of rapid temperature differences this may cause the window glass to expand, crack or it can cause the seal adhesives to breakdown. The frame itself is usually stronger than the glass and it will withstand fire and heat differences better. Newer windows have different means of protecting and strengthening the glass inside vinyl frames and thiese types have newer adhesives and reinforcement bars between the panes of glass. These bars can be decorative and also functional and they essentially square off portions of the window and give the appearance of small frames within a larger frame. These reinforcement bars help absorb impact from hailstones and redistribute pressure and even high temperatures more evenly throughout the glass. The weakest kind of windows are large, bay style windows.
Wood Frame Repairs / Oldach / BiltBest / Pella / Anderson / Marvin / Peachtree and others
Traditional wood double-paned / insulated windows can be repaired. Unlike vinyl windows, the glass pane is not sealed within the frame's matrix. Instead, the glass is glued into place within the frame. In this configuration, it is possible for the damaged pane to be removed and replaced with a new pane of glass. This technique is not practical for a vinyl frame because the glass pane cannot be removed from the vinyl casing without irreparably damaging the vinyl frame and seal.
The Waldo Canyon fires in Colorado Springs may have caused extreme heat damage to Oldach, Marvin, Pella, Anderson, Peachtree, Wenco, JeldWen or other wood and metal clad windows and doors in Mountain Shadows, Rockrimmon and Cedar Heights and other areas. Such damages to window glass, window frames, annealed insulated glass components, insulated glass spacer bars and adhesives within the glass and frames. Weatherstrip problems may not be readily evident to the untrained eye - intense heat can cause pre-mature "memory loss" or weather seals to buckle or sag dramatically - or not so dramatically. Insurance adjusters and other officials will oftentimes miss these aspects of your potential loss - If you are not sure, you'd better contact WeFixItUSA of Colorado Springs to review your information and look into potential claims and replacements or repairs.