New double-pane windows offer a host of incentives for
homeowners in Bloomington, one being better
energy efficiency. Whether you’re
researching online or with a
specialist at a showroom, energy efficiency is a
crucial factor in the purchasing process for replacement windows.
Double-pane windows are a great choice if you’re looking
for better efficiency.
A lot of new double-pane
windows contain argon, a colorless, nontoxic gas that is
denser than air, which offers 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 bigger
leak and the gas has been replaced with moisture.
There are two things that you can do to discover
if this is the case:
Depending on how long your windows have been around and the conditions causing
the leak, it may make sense to start researching replacement windows. Insulation is one of
the most important features of your windows, and if
that is compromised it can affect
your heating and cooling expenses. Come by
the Pella Windows and Doors showroom in Bloomington to chat
with one of our team members and determine what your next steps should be. You can also call
us at 309-663-7132 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 finding is in between the glass, not on the glass.
- If you find out
that the moisture is in fact between the glass, you can contact the manufacturer to decide if it falls underneath your warranty.