New double-pane windows give
you a variety of perks for
homeowners in Washington DC, one being increased
energy efficiency. No matter if you’re
exploring 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 searching for improved efficiency.
A lot of new double-pane
windows contain 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 greater
leak and the gas has been switched with moisture.
There are a few things that you can do to discover
if this is what’s happened:
Depending on the age of your windows and the conditions surrounding
the leak, it might 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 change
your heating and cooling costs. Come by
the Pella Windows and Doors showroom in Washington DC to speak
with one of our team members and figure
out what your next steps should be. You can also call
us at (202) 810-6799 or schedule
an appointment with us online to figure out 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 get ahold
of the manufacturer to decide if you can claim it
under your warranty.