New double-pane windows give
you a host of perks for
homeowners in Ketchum, one being improved
energy efficiency. Regardless if you’re
researching online or with an associate at a showroom, energy efficiency is an important factor in the purchasing process for replacement windows.
Double-pane windows are a great product if you’re searching for better efficiency.
Most new double-pane
windows are filled with argon, a colorless, nontoxic gas that is
denser 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, it’s likely that you have developed a bigger
leak and the gas has been replaced with moisture.
There are a couple things that you can do to discover
if this is what’s occurred:
Depending on how long your windows have been around and the conditions causing
the leak, it may make sense to take a look at 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. Stop by
the Pella Windows and Doors showroom in Ketchum to speak
with one of our experts and decide what your next steps should be. You can also call
us at 208-726-0060 or schedule
an appointment with us online to decide 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 realize that the moisture is in fact between the glass, you can reach out to the manufacturer to decide if you can claim it
under your warranty.