New double-pane windows give
you a number of perks for
homeowners in Boston, one being better
energy efficiency. Whether you’re
looking 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 choice if you’re searching for better efficiency.
Many 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 note that your
windows have become “foggy” or if they have developed condensation, you may have developed a larger
leak and the gas has been replaced with moisture.
There are two things that you can do to check to see
if this is the case:
Depending on the age of your windows and the conditions surrounding
the leak, it could make sense to start
searching for replacement windows. Insulation is one of
the most important qualities of your windows, and if
that is altered it can affect
your heating and cooling expenses. Drop by
the Pella Windows and Doors showroom in Boston to talk
with one of our pros and figure
out what your next steps should be. You can also give us a call at 617-712-2342 or arrange
an appointment with us online to determine what to do
- Clean the exterior and interior portion of your
glass to be sure that the condensation or fog you’re seeing is in between the glass, not on the glass.
- If you find out
that the moisture is in fact between the glass, you can reach out to the manufacturer to find out if it falls underneath your warranty.