You’ve already worked
on the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the before the really bad weather hits
Concord, so what else can you do to keep your home cozy
with chilly temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors not only mean decreased
comfort, they may be costing you money month
after as the heated air inside your home goes outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way indoors. Here are a couple tips to help keep those drafts at bay:
the sun. When the sun is shining through 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 courtesy of your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider buying
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 reduce
heating and cooling costs.
advantage of heavyweight drapes. Taking
advantage of heavyweight fabrics for drapes helps to
add another 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 provide you the ability
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors far away. If
there are areas in your home that don’t need to be heated all
the time, there are a variety
of stylish ways to integrate these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfy
home in Concord is critical 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, come by the Concord showroom, give
us a call at 603-228-3352 or schedule an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.