New double-pane windows provide a host of benefits for
homeowners in South Portland, one being improved
energy efficiency. No matter if you’re
looking 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 improved efficiency.
Most new double-pane
windows are filled with argon, a colorless, nontoxic gas that has a greater density than air, which leaves you with 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 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 occurred:
Depending on how long your windows have been around and the conditions impacting
the leak, it could make sense to take a look at replacement windows. Insulation is one of
the most important aspects of your windows, and if
that is inhibited it can impact
your heating and cooling expenses. Come by
the Pella Windows and Doors showroom in South Portland to speak
with one of our experts and figure
out what your next steps should be. You can also get us on the phone at 207-517-2331 or set up
an appointment with us online to determine what to do
- Clean the exterior and interior portion of your
glass to make sure that the condensation or fog you’re finding is in between the glass, not on the glass.
- If you find out
that the moisture is in fact between the glass, you can get ahold
of the manufacturer to decide if you
can make a warranty claim.