You’ve already taken care of the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the dead of winter hits
Providence, so what else can you do to keep your home comfy
with chilly temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors are
not only comfort-inhibitors, they could be costing you money each as the heated air inside your home slips outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way in. Here are a handful
of tips to help keep those drafts far away:
the sun. When the sun is shining during the day, make certain that 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 purchasing
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 lower
heating and cooling costs.
- Use thick drapes. Using heavier fabrics for drapes helps to
add an additional barrier for your home, helping to keep
drafts out and warm air in. Add 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 far away. If
there are places in your home that don’t need to be heated constantly, there are a variety
of stylish ways to integrate these drapes in to your
Keeping a cozy
home in Providence is crucial when winter
weather can be unpredictable, so why
not use 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, come by the Providence showroom, give
us a call at 508-413-3004 or set up an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.