New double-pane windows give
you a variety of incentives for
homeowners in Newport, one being improved
energy efficiency. No matter if you’re
exploring 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 choice if you’re searching for increased efficiency.
Many new double-pane
windows are filled with argon, a colorless, nontoxic gas that is
denser 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 two things that you can do to check to see
if this is the case:
Depending on the age of your windows and the conditions causing
the leak, it may 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 impact
your heating and cooling bills. Come by
the Pella Windows and Doors showroom in Newport to speak
with one of our pros and decide what your next steps should be. You can also call
us at 401-314-0814 or schedule
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 seeing 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 decide if you
can make a warranty claim.