You’ve already worked
on the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the dead of winter hits
Southern Pines, so what else can you do to keep your home comfy
with chilly temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors not only mean decreased
comfort, they could be costing you money month
after 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 at bay:
the sun. When the sun is shining through 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 limit you
when it comes to adding a bit of extra natural light and
warmth from 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 boost your comfort and help decrease
heating and cooling bills.
- Use heavyweight drapes. Utilizing heavyweight 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 almost
forgotten, but can give you the chance
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors at bay. If
there are places in your home that don’t need to be heated all
the time, there are plenty
of stylish ways to integrate these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfy
home in Southern Pines is crucial when winter
weather can be unpredictable, so why
not take advantage of your replacement windows to help neutralize that challenge. If you’d like to hear more about all of the replacement windows available from
Pella Windows and Doors, drop by the Southern Pines showroom, give
us a call at 910-444-0729 or arrange an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.