New double-pane windows provide a number of incentives for
homeowners in Monroe, one being improved
energy efficiency. No matter if you’re
researching online or with an expert at a showroom, energy efficiency is a critical factor in the purchasing process for replacement windows.
Double-pane windows are a great choice if you’re searching for increased efficiency.
Most new double-pane
windows are filled with argon, a colorless, nontoxic gas that is
denser than air, which provides additional
insulation from heat and cold.. However, if you note that your
windows have become “foggy” or if they have developed condensation, you’ve
likely developed a larger
leak and the gas has been switched with moisture.
There are two things that you can do to discover
if this is what’s occurred:
Depending on how long your windows have been around and the conditions causing
the leak, it could make sense to start researching replacement windows. Insulation is one of
the most important aspects of your windows, and if
that is altered it can impact
your heating and cooling costs. Stop by
the Pella Windows and Doors showroom in Monroe to talk
with one of our pros and figure
out what your next steps should be. You can also get us on the phone at 203-295-4486 or arrange
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 contact the manufacturer to determine if you can claim it
under your warranty.