You’ve already handled the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the before the really bad weather hits
Monroe, so what else can you do to keep your home comfortable
with cold temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors not only mean decreased
comfort, they can be costing you money each as the heated air inside your home goes outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way indoors. Here are a couple tips to help keep those drafts far away:
the sun. When the sun is shining throughout the day, make
sure you have your curtains open to let in
natural light and warmth. It usually works best with
south-facing windows, but don’t let that limit you
when it comes to adding a bit of extra natural light and
warmth courtesy of your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider buying
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it could
be time to switch them out with new energy efficient windows
to boost your comfort and help reduce
heating and cooling costs.
- Use heavy drapes. Utilizing thicker 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 almost
forgotten, but can provide you the ability
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors away. If
there are areas in your home that don’t need to be heated all
the time, there are plenty
of stylish ways to incorporate these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfy
home in Monroe is critical when winter
weather can be difficult to predict, so why
not take advantage of your replacement windows to help take
on that challenge. If you’d like to find
out more about all of the replacement windows available from
Pella Windows and Doors, stop by the Monroe showroom, give
us a call at 203-295-4486 or set up an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.