New double-pane windows give
you a variety of incentives for
homeowners in Mankato, one being increased
energy efficiency. No matter if you’re
exploring online or with an associate at a showroom, energy efficiency is a
crucial factor in the purchasing process for replacement windows.
Double-pane windows are a great option if you’re looking
for better efficiency.
Many new double-pane
windows are full of 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, it’s likely that you have 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 what’s happened:
Depending on the age of your windows and the conditions surrounding
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 altered it can impact
your heating and cooling costs. Come by
the Pella Windows and Doors showroom in Mankato to talk
with one of our experts and decide what your next steps should be. You can also call
us at 507-625-6933 or arrange
an appointment with us online to figure out what to do
- Clean the exterior and interior portion of your
glass to be sure that the condensation or fog you’re seeing is in between the glass, not on the glass.
- If you determine the moisture is in fact between the glass, you can get ahold
of the manufacturer to find out if you can claim it
under your warranty.