New double-pane windows offer a number of incentives for
homeowners in El Paso, one being increased
energy efficiency. No matter if you’re
researching online or with an associate at a showroom, energy efficiency is a critical factor in the purchasing process for replacement windows.
Double-pane windows are a great product if you’re wanting better efficiency.
Many new double-pane
windows are full of 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, you may have developed a bigger
leak and the gas has been switched with moisture.
There are a couple things that you can do to discover
if this is the case:
Depending on the age of your windows and the conditions causing
the leak, it could make sense to start
searching for replacement windows. Insulation is one of
the most important features of your windows, and if
that is inhibited it can affect
your heating and cooling expenses. Drop by
the Pella Windows and Doors Southwest showroom in El Paso to speak
with one of our experts and figure
out what your next steps should be. You can also call
us at 915-833-3066 or set up
an appointment with us online to decide 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 reach out to the manufacturer to find out if you can claim it
under your warranty.