New double-pane windows offer a variety of perks for
homeowners in Beltsville, one being improved
energy efficiency. No matter if you’re
looking online or with a
specialist at a showroom, energy efficiency is an important factor in the purchasing process for replacement windows.
Double-pane windows are a great product if you’re wanting increased efficiency.
Most new double-pane
windows are full of argon, a colorless, nontoxic gas that is
denser than air, which offers additional
insulation from heat and cold.. However, if you notice that your
windows have become “foggy” or if they have developed condensation, you may have 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 happened:
Depending on how long your windows have been around and the conditions impacting
the leak, it may make sense to start
searching for replacement windows. Insulation is one of
the most important qualities of your windows, and if
that is compromised it can impact
your heating and cooling costs. Come by
the Pella Windows and Doors showroom in Beltsville to chat
with one of our pros and decide what your next steps should be. You can also call
us at (301) 327-3013 or schedule
an appointment with us online to determine what to do
- Clean the exterior and interior portion of your
glass to be sure that the condensation or fog you’re finding is in between the glass, not on the glass.
- If you determine the moisture is in fact between the glass, you can get ahold
of the manufacturer to determine if you
can make a warranty claim.