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Old 03-25-2012, 07:36 AM   #1
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Fogged drivers side windows.

Like many of you I have a serious issue with the flat windows on my drivers side fogging to the point I have difficulty seeing the mirror due to the fog and resulting reflections.

Has anyone tried replacing the double windows with single pane as is found on our cars and trucks?
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Old 03-25-2012, 08:45 AM   #2
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I have not done it, but have seen a coach where it was done. The owner removed the frame and went to an auto glass shop. He said they cut a piece of safety glass to fit and he reinstalled the window and frame. It looked good. I don't know what it cost him.

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Old 03-25-2012, 09:18 AM   #3
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If you want your double panes fixed, go to SunCoast Designers in Hudson, FL. They do a great job at a reasonable price. Guaranteed also.
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Suncoast did a great job on ours too!
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Old 03-25-2012, 09:59 AM   #5
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Mine have never fogged, but I have heard of many satisfied customers of Suncoast. Also, FYI, Lazydays also has an enclosed "clean-room" in one of their buildings, where they do the same work of disassembling the window, cleaning the panes, installing a new seal and sealing them.

Have no idea of the price, but it's probably abou the same as Suncoast... somewhere around $300 per window, as I have been told. That was to remove, repair, and re-install.
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Old 03-25-2012, 10:24 AM   #6
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A couple more places to get fogged windows repaired

Dave Root Glass Repair Bend, Oregon

Fog DR Searcy, Arkansas

RV Glass Solutions, Phoenix, Arizona

Duncan Systems - Nationwide

Atwood After Market Window Replacement Group
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Old 03-25-2012, 10:29 AM   #7
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I just had Dave Root do the windows on my Providence. Excellent work and the price was good. Would recomend him to anyone with a fog or seal creep problem.
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Old 03-26-2012, 07:59 PM   #8
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Like many of you I have a serious issue with the flat windows on my drivers side fogging to the point I have difficulty seeing the mirror due to the fog and resulting reflections.

Has anyone tried replacing the double windows with single pane as is found on our cars and trucks?
our forward passenger side double pane window was so fogged that the outside rear view mirror was unusable.
we did not have the time or money to travel somewhere to get the window repaired.
i read on this forum and others that it was possible to break out the inner pane and leave the outer pane intact.
i taped a large garbage bag along the bottom of the window casing and taped the inner window with duct tape. one hit with an automatic center punch in the lower right corner shattered the inner pane of the window completely.
most of the window was stuck to the duct tape and was easily removed. there were shards of glass stuck in the old window seal that were difficult to remove with a small screwdriver and ice pick. we used a vacuum cleaner to pick up what did not get caught in the garbage bag.
we used black silicon sealant to form a bead around the inside of the outer window pane.
we used bartenders friend and windex to clean the window.
the mirrors are useable again as the window is clear.
the outer pane is not tinted.
there should be a more complete post in the archives of this forum about how we did this.
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Old 03-26-2012, 08:26 PM   #9
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I got new glass from Atwood (linked above) for some of the windows on a pace arrow we had, great service, low cost (for brand new).
It was a peice of cake removing the window unit, disassembling it, replacing the bad panes and putting it all back together.
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Dave Root in Oregon, as mentioned above, also did some window work on our RV. He is very knowledgeable, curteous, reasonably priced, and did excellent work. www.daverootrvglassrepair.com I highly recommend him if you are in the area.
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Old 03-28-2012, 09:45 AM   #11
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Another recommendation for Dave Root.
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