You’ve already taken care of the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the dead of winter hits
Westerly, so what else can you do to keep your home comfy
with chilly temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors not only inhibit your comfort, they could be costing you money every as the heated air inside your home slips 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 during 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 restrict you
when it comes to adding a bit of 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 switch them out with new energy efficient windows
to increase your comfort and help decrease
heating and cooling expenses.
- Use heavyweight drapes. Taking
advantage of thicker fabrics for drapes helps to
add another barrier for your home, helping to keep
drafts out and warm air in. Pair these with blinds and shades
for an even greater warming effect.
- Hang floor-length
drapes. Using floor length drapes in door openings is somewhat
forgotten, but can offer you the opportunity
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors away. If
there are places in your home that don’t need to be heated all
the time, there are a number
of stylish ways to incorporate these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfy
home in Westerly is critical when winter
weather can be difficult to predict, so why
not use 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, come by the Westerly showroom, give
us a call at 401-315-7032 or set up an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.