New double-pane windows provide a variety of benefits for
homeowners in Roanoke, one being better
energy efficiency. No matter if you’re
looking online or with a
specialist at a showroom, energy efficiency is a critical factor in the purchasing process for replacement windows.
Double-pane windows are a great product if you’re searching for better efficiency.
Many new double-pane
windows are filled with argon, a colorless, nontoxic gas that is
denser than air, which provides additional
insulation from heat and cold.. However, if you note that your
windows have become “foggy” or if they have developed condensation, you’ve
likely developed a greater
leak and the gas has been substituted with moisture.
There are a few things that you can do to determine
if this is what’s happened:
Depending on the age of your windows and the conditions impacting
the leak, it might 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 change
your heating and cooling costs. Stop by
the Pella Windows and Doors showroom in Roanoke to talk
with one of our pros and decide what your next steps should be. You can also give us a call at 540-466-1918 or set up
an appointment with us online to determine 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 realize that the moisture is in fact between the glass, you can contact the manufacturer to find out if it falls underneath your warranty.