You’ve already taken care of the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the cold hits
Kalamazoo, so what else can you do to keep your home comfy
with cooler temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors not only mean decreased
comfort, they may be costing you money every as the heated air inside your home leaks outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way inside. Here are a few tips to help keep those drafts at bay:
the sun. When the sun is shining through the day, make
sure you have your curtains open to let in
natural light and warmth. It typically 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 might
be time to replace them out with new energy efficient windows
to improve your comfort and help decrease
heating and cooling costs.
- Utilize thick 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 greater warming effect.
- Hang floor-length
drapes. Using floor length drapes in door openings is nearly
forgotten, but can give you the opportunity
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 include these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfy
home in Kalamazoo is crucial 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, come by the Kalamazoo showroom, give
us a call at 269-215-4157 or arrange an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.