New double-pane windows offer a host of perks for
homeowners in Norwalk, one being increased
energy efficiency. No matter if you’re
researching 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 searching for better efficiency.
Many new double-pane
windows are filled with argon, a colorless, nontoxic gas that is more dense than air, which offers additional
insulation from heat and cold.. However, if you notice that your
windows have become “foggy” or if they have developed condensation, it’s likely that you have developed a larger
leak and the gas has been switched with moisture.
There are a few things that you can do to check to see
if this is the case:
Depending on how old
your windows are and the conditions surrounding
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 inhibited it can affect
your heating and cooling bills. Stop by
the Pella Windows and Doors showroom in Norwalk to talk
with one of our experts and decide what your next steps should be. You can also call
us at 203-663-3778 or set up
an appointment with us online to figure out what to do
- Clean the exterior and interior portion of your
glass to be sure that the condensation or fog you’re looking
at is in between the glass, not on the glass.
- If you realize that the moisture is in fact between the glass, you can reach out to the manufacturer to determine if it falls underneath your warranty.