You’ve already worked
on the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the dead of winter hits
Boone, so what else can you do to keep your home cozy
with cold temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors not only inhibit your comfort, they could be costing you money month
after as the heated air inside your home slips outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way indoors. Here are a few tips to help keep those drafts away:
the sun. When the sun is shining through the day, make
sure you have your curtains open to let in
natural light and warmth. It normally works best with
south-facing windows, but don’t let that restrict you
when it comes to adding some extra natural light and
warmth out of your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider purchasing
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it could
be time to swap them out with new energy efficient windows
to improve your comfort and help reduce
heating and cooling costs.
- Use heavy drapes. Using heavyweight fabrics for drapes helps to
add a second barrier for your home, helping to keep
drafts out and warm air in. Add these with blinds and shades
for an even bigger warming effect.
- Hang floor-length
drapes. Using floor length drapes in door openings is nearly
forgotten, but can give you the chance
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors away. If
there are rooms in your home that don’t need to be heated constantly, there are a variety
of stylish ways to include these drapes in to your
Keeping a cozy
home in Boone is essential when winter
weather can be unpredictable, so why
not utilize your replacement windows to help take care of that challenge. If you’d like to hear more about all of the replacement windows available from
Pella Windows and Doors , stop by the Boone showroom, give
us a call at 828-202-8489 or set up an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.