New double-pane windows offer a variety of incentives for
homeowners in Mt. Pleasant, one being improved
energy efficiency. No matter if 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.
Most new double-pane
windows are filled with 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 bigger
leak and the gas has been substituted with moisture.
There are a couple things that you can do to determine
if this is the case:
Depending on the age of your windows and the conditions impacting
the leak, it may make sense to start
searching for replacement windows. Insulation is one of
the most important aspects of your windows, and if
that is altered it can impact
your heating and cooling costs. Stop by
the Pella Windows and Doors showroom in Mt. Pleasant to speak
with one of our pros and figure
out what your next steps should be. You can also get us on the phone at 989-317-2558 or set up
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 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 find out if you can claim it
under your warranty.