You’ve already taken care of the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the dead of winter hits
Natick, so what else can you do to keep your home cozy
with cold temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors not only mean decreased
comfort, they could be costing you money each as the heated air inside your home leaks outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way inside. Here are a handful
of tips to help keep those drafts 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 typically works best with
south-facing windows, but don’t let that constrain 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 may
be time to swap them out with new energy efficient windows
to improve your comfort and help decrease
heating and cooling costs.
advantage of heavy drapes. Utilizing thicker 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 somewhat
forgotten, but can offer you the ability
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors away. If
there are rooms in your home that don’t need to be heated constantly, there are a number
of stylish ways to integrate these drapes in to your
Keeping a cozy
home in Natick is crucial when winter
weather can be difficult to predict, so why
not utilize your replacement windows to help neutralize that challenge. If you’d like to learn more about all of the replacement windows available from
Pella Windows and Doors, drop by the Natick showroom, give
us a call at 781-239-1161 or arrange an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.