New double-pane windows give
you a number of benefits for
homeowners in Salt Lake City, one being increased
energy efficiency. Regardless 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 product if you’re searching for increased efficiency.
A lot of new double-pane
windows contain argon, a colorless, nontoxic gas that has a greater density than air, which provides 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 switched with moisture.
There are a few things that you can do to check to see
if this is the case:
Depending on how long your windows have been around and the conditions impacting
the leak, it may make sense to start researching 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 expenses. Stop by
the Pella Windows and Doors showroom in Salt Lake City to chat
with one of our pros and decide what your next steps should be. You can also call
us at 385-203-8083 or schedule
an appointment with us online to figure out what to do
- Clean the exterior and interior portion of your
glass to ensure that the condensation or fog you’re looking
at is in between the glass, not on the glass.
- If you find out
that the moisture is in fact between the glass, you can contact the manufacturer to find out if it falls underneath your warranty.