New double-pane windows give
you a number of benefits for
homeowners in Charlotte, one being better
energy efficiency. Regardless if you’re
researching online or with an expert at a showroom, energy efficiency is a
crucial factor in the purchasing process for replacement windows.
Double-pane windows are a great option if you’re wanting better efficiency.
A lot of new double-pane
windows are full of argon, a colorless, nontoxic gas that is more dense than air, which provides additional
insulation from heat and cold.. However, if you notice that your
windows have become “foggy” or if they have developed condensation, it’s likely that you have developed a larger
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 the age of your windows and the conditions causing
the leak, it could make sense to start
searching for replacement windows. Insulation is one of
the most important qualities of your windows, and if
that is inhibited it can impact
your heating and cooling costs. Come by
the Pella Windows and Doors showroom in Charlotte to chat
with one of our pros and decide what your next steps should be. You can also give us a call at 704-228-9149 or arrange
an appointment with us online to figure out 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 realize that the moisture is in fact between the glass, you can reach out to the manufacturer to find out if you can claim it
under your warranty.