New double-pane windows give
you a variety of benefits for
homeowners in Boone, one being improved
energy efficiency. Regardless 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 choice if you’re looking
for better efficiency.
Many new double-pane
windows are filled with argon, a colorless, nontoxic gas that has a greater density 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, it’s likely that you have developed a bigger
leak and the gas has been switched with moisture.
There are a couple things that you can do to check to see
if this is what’s occurred:
Depending on how long your windows have been around and the conditions causing
the leak, it might make sense to start
searching for replacement windows. Insulation is one of
the most important features of your windows, and if
that is altered it can affect
your heating and cooling expenses. Come by
the Pella Windows and Doors showroom in Boone to speak
with one of our experts and determine what your next steps should be. You can also give us a call at 828-202-8489 or schedule
an appointment with us online to figure out 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 get ahold
of the manufacturer to decide if you can claim it
under your warranty.