New double-pane windows offer a variety of incentives for
homeowners in Hunt Valley, one being increased
energy efficiency. No matter if you’re
researching online or with an associate at a showroom, energy efficiency is a
crucial factor in the purchasing process for replacement windows.
Double-pane windows are a great product if you’re wanting improved efficiency.
Most new double-pane
windows are full of argon, a colorless, nontoxic gas that is
denser than air, which leaves you with additional
insulation from heat and cold.. However, if you see that your
windows have become “foggy” or if they have developed condensation, you’ve
likely developed a greater
leak and the gas has been substituted with moisture.
There are a couple things that you can do to determine
if this is what’s occurred:
Depending on the age of your windows and the conditions causing
the leak, it might make sense to take a look at replacement windows. Insulation is one of
the most important aspects of your windows, and if
that is inhibited it can change
your heating and cooling costs. Come by
the Pella Windows and Doors showroom in Hunt Valley to chat
with one of our experts and decide what your next steps should be. You can also give us a call at 301-354-3633 or schedule
an appointment with us online to determine what to do
- Clean the exterior and interior portion of your
glass to ensure that the condensation or fog you’re seeing is in between the glass, not on the glass.
- If you realize that the moisture is in fact between the glass, you can reach out to the manufacturer to find out if you can claim it
under your warranty.