New double-pane windows provide a host of benefits for
homeowners in Asheville, one being better
energy efficiency. Regardless if you’re
exploring 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 option if you’re wanting increased efficiency.
A lot of new double-pane
windows are full of argon, a colorless, nontoxic gas that is
denser 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, it’s likely that you have developed a greater
leak and the gas has been substituted with moisture.
There are a couple things that you can do to determine
if this is the case:
Depending on the age of your windows and the conditions causing
the leak, it might make sense to start researching 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. Stop by
the Pella Windows and Doors showroom in Asheville to talk
with one of our team members and determine what your next steps should be. You can also call
us at 828-202-8673 or schedule
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 determine the moisture is in fact between the glass, you can contact the manufacturer to find out if you can claim it
under your warranty.