New double-pane windows give
you a number of perks for
homeowners in Baton Rouge, one being improved
energy efficiency. Whether you’re
researching online or with an expert 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 looking
for better efficiency.
Many 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 note that your
windows have become “foggy” or if they have developed condensation, it’s likely that you have developed a bigger
leak and the gas has been replaced with moisture.
There are two things that you can do to discover
if this is the case:
Depending on how old
your windows are and the conditions impacting
the leak, it could make sense to start
searching for replacement windows. Insulation is one of
the most important aspects of your windows, and if
that is compromised it can change
your heating and cooling expenses. Stop by
the Pella Windows and Doors showroom in Baton Rouge to talk
with one of our pros and decide what your next steps should be. You can also get us on the phone at (877) 680-9334 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 determine the moisture is in fact between the glass, you can contact the manufacturer to find out if you
can make a warranty claim.