Condensation in between the panes of your double-pane glass door can be annoying, especially when you want to see outside. Unfortunately, the condensation will not go away unless you do something about it. Here's what you need to know about why condensation forms in between glass panes and what you can do about it. Why Condensation Forms In Between Glass Panes Condensation forms any time there is an extreme temperature difference between the air and a surface and there is water vapor present.
If you live in an area where hurricanes are known to come dangerously close, you want to make sure your home is ready for the impact. Window glass is designed to be very strong, such as tempered glass. Tempered glass is cool-set so it is 5 to 10 times stronger than its original strength. Even with these extra strengthening techniques added to your home's window glass, it may not be able to withstand severe hurricane winds.
Windows are a key part of a home's energy-efficiency. Windows that are in bad condition can suck the heat right out of a room in the winter and then let all your cool air escape in the summer, raising your heating and cooling costs and making life uncomfortable. Are your windows less efficient than they could be? Compromised Glazing If you have double-glazed windows, you know how effective they can be compared with single panes of glass.
If you're tired of wrapping up in blankets and wearing two layers of clothing just to keep warm in your home during the winter, you need to improve the insulation in your house. If your insulation isn't as good as it should be, your furnace can run all day, and you'll still be cold. While you probably know about adding insulation to your attic, you may overlook insulating your windows. Here's what you can do to keep cold air from seeping in around your windows.
Aluminum window frames are a cost-efficient option that also offer a degree of soundproofing. But aluminum frames aren't the most energy efficient option straight out of the gate. Luckily, there are some customizations you can ask for from your window installer that can make the frames as energy efficient as possible. Here are a few tips for choosing the most energy efficient aluminum window frames. Opt for the Thermal Break and Low-E Coating
For many people, spring is a time for cleaning. I am one of these people. Once warm weather arrives, I feel energized and ready to conquer the large list of cleaning chores that usually need to be completed around my home. One of the chores I always complete during the spring months is window cleaning. I am ashamed to admit that I don’t ever clean my windows during the cold weather months. Because I’m extremely cold natured, I won’t venture outside to scrub my windows in the winter. If you’re making a spring cleaning list, don’t forget to put your windows on it. On this blog, you will discover why spring is the best time of the year to clean your windows.