You’ve already handled the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the before the really bad weather hits
Annapolis, so what else can you do to keep your home comfy
with cooler temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors not only inhibit your comfort, they may be costing you money each as the heated air inside your home slips outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way inside. Here are a handful
of tips to help keep those drafts far away:
the sun. When the sun is shining throughout 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 limit you
when it comes to adding a little extra natural light and
warmth out of your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider adding
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it could
be time to swap them out with new energy efficient windows
to increase your comfort and help decrease
heating and cooling costs.
advantage of heavyweight drapes. Taking
advantage of heavier fabrics for drapes helps to
add an additional barrier for your home, helping to keep
drafts out and warm air in. Pair these with blinds and shades
for an even bigger warming effect.
- Hang floor-length
drapes. Using floor length drapes in door openings is somewhat
forgotten, but can provide you the chance
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors far away. If
there are rooms in your home that don’t need to be heated constantly, there are a number
of stylish ways to include these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfortable
home in Annapolis is critical when winter
weather can be difficult to predict, so why
not take advantage of your replacement windows to help take care of that challenge. If you’d like to hear more about all of the replacement windows available from
Pella Windows and Doors, drop by the Annapolis showroom, give
us a call at 240-293-1068 or schedule an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.