New double-pane windows offer a variety of benefits for
homeowners in Portsmouth, one being better
energy efficiency. No matter if you’re
researching 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 option if you’re looking
for improved efficiency.
Many 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’ve
likely developed a bigger
leak and the gas has been switched with moisture.
There are a couple things that you can do to determine
if this is what’s happened:
Depending on how old
your windows are and the conditions causing
the leak, it could make sense to start researching replacement windows. Insulation is one of
the most important features of your windows, and if
that is altered it can change
your heating and cooling expenses. Drop by
the Pella Windows and Doors showroom in Portsmouth to chat
with one of our pros and decide what your next steps should be. You can also call
us at 603-945-0181 or arrange
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 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 contact the manufacturer to determine if you
can make a warranty claim.