New double-pane windows offer a host of benefits for
homeowners in Decatur, one being improved
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 product if you’re wanting improved efficiency.
Many new double-pane
windows are filled with 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 may have developed a bigger
leak and the gas has been switched with moisture.
There are a few things that you can do to determine
if this is what’s occurred:
Depending on how old
your windows are and the conditions surrounding
the leak, it may make sense to take a look at replacement windows. Insulation is one of
the most important qualities of your windows, and if
that is altered it can change
your heating and cooling bills. Drop by
the Pella Windows and Doors showroom in Decatur to speak
with one of our pros and determine what your next steps should be. You can also call
us at 217-423-7722 or schedule
an appointment with us online to decide what to do
- Clean the exterior and interior portion of your
glass to ensure that the condensation or fog you’re finding is in between the glass, not on the glass.
- If you determine the moisture is in fact between the glass, you can get ahold
of the manufacturer to find out if you
can make a warranty claim.