You’ve already taken care of the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the dead of winter hits
Hunt Valley, so what else can you do to keep your home comfortable
with chilly temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors not only mean decreased
comfort, they can be costing you money every 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 at bay:
the sun. When the sun is shining throughout the day, be sure you have your curtains open to let in
natural light and warmth. It usually works best with
south-facing windows, but don’t let that restrict you
when it comes to adding some extra natural light and
warmth courtesy of your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider adding
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it might
be time to swap them out with new energy efficient windows
to increase your comfort and help reduce
heating and cooling costs.
- Use heavy drapes. Taking
advantage of 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 bigger 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 places in your home that don’t need to be heated all
the time, there are a variety
of stylish ways to integrate these drapes in to your
Keeping a cozy
home in Hunt Valley is crucial when winter
weather can be unpredictable, so why
not utilize your replacement windows to help take
on that challenge. If you’d like to hear more about all of the replacement windows available from
Pella Windows and Doors, come by the Hunt Valley showroom, give
us a call at 301-354-3633 or set up an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.