Double Pane Windows
Older homes have character, charm and features that are not often found in today’s new construction. Unfortunately, in Florida's climate, homes are susceptible to temperature cycles that wear windows down quickly.
If you live in an older home, you may want to consider investing in insulated, double pane glass from Glass Doctor® of Tallahassee. While any home will benefit from new insulated glass units (IGUs), older homes that only have single pane windows benefit the most. If your home does have double pane windows, but they have taken on a milky cast or show large condensation buildup between the panes, you need new panes to restore efficiency.
Condensation forms between two panes of glass when seals fail. The failing seals allow the vacuum-packed air to escape from inside the two panes, allowing outside air to seep into the space. This causes moisture to build up between the panes, which lead to the milky appearance.
Our double pane, insulated glass keeps your view crystal clear. The special build makes your home more comfortable and energy efficient. The windows are engineered to reduce the conduction of cold and warm air. Double pane windows feature an insulating spacer that divides the two panes of glass and seals the space between them. The air sealed between the panes can be treated in a variety of ways to ensure that it is protected.
Insulated windows feature spacers that have special moisture-absorbing material called a desiccant. Poor heat conducting gas, such as argon and krypton, may also be added to the air pocket between the panes. These additions help ensure the window is protected from the wear and tear of everyday life.
The unit is sealed with a top-of-the-line sealant to prevent condensation from forming between the panes. The end result is lower heating and cooling bills and crystal clear views.
If your windows’ seals aren’t what they once were, contact Glass Doctor of Tallahassee today to have your units repaired or replaced with durable, reliable double pane windows.