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Winter Prep for Your Replacement Windows and Doors in Terre Haute, IN  From Caulking to Installing Storm Doors

Winter Prep for Your Replacement Windows and Doors in Terre Haute, IN From Caulking to Installing Storm Doors

The cold of winter is upon us once again in Terre Haute, and there are a handful of things that you could address with your replacement windows and doors to help you ride out the long winter. Whether it’s caulking your windows or doors or adding a storm door, here are a few tips to help keep your home comfortable as we go back and forth with winter for a little while longer. 

  • Re-caulk your windows and doors. Caulking can help decrease the amount of drafts in your home and it might help shield you from bugs or other unexpected weather that comes through Terre Haute. Walk around your home and ensure there aren’t any gaps or holes, and if there are, get them taken care of.

  • Check your weather stripping. Look at the weather stripping around your windows and doors, looking for any worn out or torn pieces, replacing weather stripping where needed. Any sections that are worn out or torn could allow cold air to get in your home and cause the heating and cooling system to work more than it should] because of that lost warm air.

  • Buy replacement windows. Too direct? The truth is that older windows and windows with single-pane glass usually aren’t as energy efficient as newer windows. Like many other products that have been around for a while, advancements in technology have enabled better energy performance. Replacement windows and replacement doors are no different, so why not start saving money on your energy costs now?

  • Add storm doors. Adding storm doors on your home can add another safeguard for your home and can help with protection from severe weather and help decrease air and moisture leaks.

Of course, there are a host of other things that will impact your decision regarding replacement windows, but these are four to start you on the right track. If at any point you have questions regarding our replacement windows, drop by the Terre Haute showroom, give us a shout at 812-234-0729 or set up an in-home consultation with us via the online scheduler.


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