New double-pane windows offer a host of benefits for
homeowners in Petoskey, one being better
energy efficiency. Whether you’re
exploring online or with a
specialist at a showroom, energy efficiency is an important factor in the purchasing process for replacement windows.
Double-pane windows are a great choice if you’re searching for increased efficiency.
Most 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, it’s likely that you have developed a bigger
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 what’s occurred:
Depending on how old
your windows are and the conditions causing
the leak, it might make sense to take a look at replacement windows. Insulation is one of
the most important qualities of your windows, and if
that is compromised it can change
your heating and cooling costs. Drop by
the Pella Windows and Doors showroom in Petoskey to chat
with one of our experts and decide what your next steps should be. You can also get us on the phone at 231-622-4417 or set up
an appointment with us online to determine what to do
- Clean the exterior and interior portion of your
glass to ensure that the condensation or fog you’re seeing is in between the glass, not on the glass.
- If you realize that the moisture is in fact between the glass, you can get ahold
of the manufacturer to decide if it falls underneath your warranty.