New double-pane windows provide a host of perks for
homeowners in Gaithersburg, one being better
energy efficiency. Regardless if you’re
looking 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 searching for improved efficiency.
A lot of new double-pane
windows contain argon, a colorless, nontoxic gas that has a greater density 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 two 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 may make sense to take a look at replacement windows. Insulation is one of
the most important aspects of your windows, and if
that is compromised it can change
your heating and cooling expenses. Stop by
the Pella Windows and Doors showroom in Gaithersburg to chat
with one of our experts and decide what your next steps should be. You can also call
us at 202-594-3979 or set up
an appointment with us online to determine what to do
- Clean the exterior and interior portion of your
glass to make sure that the condensation or fog you’re looking
at is in between the glass, not on the glass.
- If you find out
that the moisture is in fact between the glass, you can reach out to the manufacturer to determine if you
can make a warranty claim.