You’ve already worked
on the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the cold hits
Wellesley, so what else can you do to keep your home comfortable
with chilly temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors not only inhibit your 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 in. Here are a handful
of tips to help keep those drafts away:
the sun. When the sun is shining throughout the day, make certain that 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 limit you
when it comes to adding a bit of extra natural light and
warmth courtesy of your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider adding
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it may
be time to replace them out with new energy efficient windows
to improve your comfort and help reduce
heating and cooling costs.
- Utilize heavyweight drapes. Using heavier fabrics for drapes helps to
add a second barrier for your home, helping to keep
drafts out and warm air in. Pair 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 offer 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 constantly, there are a variety
of stylish ways to include these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfy
home in Wellesley is essential when winter
weather can be unpredictable, so why
not utilize your replacement windows to help take care of that challenge. If you’d like to learn more about all of the replacement windows available from
Pella Windows and Doors, stop by the Wellesley showroom, give
us a call at 781-239-1161 or set up an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.