You’ve already handled the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the before the really bad weather hits
Shrewsbury, so what else can you do to keep your home comfortable
with cooler temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors not only inhibit your comfort, they can be costing you money each 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 at bay:
the sun. When the sun is shining during 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 constrain you
when it comes to adding a bit of extra natural light and
warmth courtesy 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 boost your comfort and help reduce
heating and cooling bills.
advantage of heavy drapes. Utilizing heavyweight fabrics for drapes helps to
add a second barrier for your home, helping to keep
drafts out and warm air in. Couple these with blinds and shades
for an even better warming effect.
- Hang floor-length
drapes. Using floor length drapes in door openings is almost
forgotten, but can give you the chance
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors at bay. If
there are rooms in your home that don’t need to be heated all
the time, there are plenty
of stylish ways to integrate these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfortable
home in Shrewsbury is essential when winter
weather can be unpredictable, so why
not take advantage of your replacement windows to help neutralize 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 Shrewsbury showroom, give
us a call at (508) 925-7149 or arrange an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.