New double-pane windows offer a number of benefits for
homeowners in Peoria, one being increased
energy efficiency. No matter if you’re
exploring 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 product if you’re searching for better efficiency.
A lot of new double-pane
windows contain 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, you’ve
likely developed a larger
leak and the gas has been substituted with moisture.
There are a couple things that you can do to check to see
if this is the case:
Depending on how old
your windows are and the conditions causing
the leak, it might 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 costs. Come by
the Pella Windows and Doors showroom in Peoria to speak
with one of our pros and figure
out what your next steps should be. You can also give us a call at 309-306-3893 or schedule
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 looking
at 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 decide if you
can make a warranty claim.