New double-pane windows give
you a number of perks for
homeowners in Birmingham, one being increased
energy efficiency. No matter if you’re
looking 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 wanting increased efficiency.
A lot of new double-pane
windows are full of argon, a colorless, nontoxic gas that has a greater density than air, which offers additional
insulation from heat and cold.. However, if you see that your
windows have become “foggy” or if they have developed condensation, you’ve
likely developed a greater
leak and the gas has been replaced with moisture.
There are two things that you can do to discover
if this is what’s occurred:
Depending on how old
your windows are and the conditions causing
the leak, it could make sense to start
searching for replacement windows. Insulation is one of
the most important aspects of your windows, and if
that is compromised it can affect
your heating and cooling costs. Drop by
the Pella Windows and Doors showroom in Birmingham to talk
with one of our pros and figure
out what your next steps should be. You can also give us a call at 877-680-9617 or schedule
an appointment with us online to decide what to do
- Clean the exterior and interior portion of your
glass to be sure that the condensation or fog you’re looking
at is in between the glass, not on the glass.
- If you realize that the moisture is in fact between the glass, you can reach out to the manufacturer to determine if it falls underneath your warranty.