New double-pane windows provide a host of incentives for
homeowners in Traverse City, one being increased
energy efficiency. No matter if you’re
exploring online or with a
specialist at a showroom, energy efficiency is an important factor in the purchasing process for replacement windows.
Double-pane windows are a great choice if you’re wanting better efficiency.
A lot of new double-pane
windows are filled with argon, a colorless, nontoxic gas that is
denser than air, which leaves you with additional
insulation from heat and cold.. However, if you notice that your
windows have become “foggy” or if they have developed condensation, you may have developed a bigger
leak and the gas has been substituted with moisture.
There are two things that you can do to determine
if this is the case:
Depending on how old
your windows are and the conditions causing
the leak, it may make sense to start
searching for 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 bills. Come by
the Pella Windows and Doors showroom in Traverse City to chat
with one of our team members and figure
out what your next steps should be. You can also get us on the phone at 231-538-2175 or schedule
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 find out
that the moisture is in fact between the glass, you can contact the manufacturer to determine if you
can make a warranty claim.