You’ve already handled the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the cold hits
Evansville, so what else can you do to keep your home cozy
with cooler temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors not only inhibit your comfort, they can be costing you money month
after as the heated air inside your home goes outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way in. Here are a couple tips to help keep those drafts far away:
the sun. When the sun is shining throughout the day, be 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 limit you
when it comes to adding some extra natural light and
warmth from your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider buying
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it may
be time to switch them out with new energy efficient windows
to boost your comfort and help decrease
heating and cooling expenses.
- Utilize thick drapes. Using heavier 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 nearly
forgotten, but can offer you the ability
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors at bay. If
there are places in your home that don’t need to be heated at all times, there are a number
of stylish ways to integrate these drapes in to your
Keeping a cozy
home in Evansville is essential when winter
weather can be hard to predict, so why
not utilize your replacement windows to help take care of 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 Evansville showroom, give
us a call at 812-228-7000 or set up an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.