You’ve already taken care of the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the dead of winter hits
Terre Haute, 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 may be costing you money each as the heated air inside your home goes outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way in. Here are a handful
of tips to help keep those drafts far away:
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 some extra natural light and
warmth from your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider adding
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it could
be time to replace them out with new energy efficient windows
to improve your comfort and help decrease
heating and cooling bills.
advantage of heavyweight drapes. Utilizing heavyweight fabrics for drapes helps to
add an additional barrier for your home, helping to keep
drafts out and warm air in. Pair 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 far away. If
there are places in your home that don’t need to be heated all
the time, there are plenty
of stylish ways to include these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfy
home in Terre Haute is crucial when winter
weather can be hard to predict, so why
not use 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, drop by the Terre Haute showroom, give
us a call at 812-234-0729 or arrange an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.