The middle of winter is upon
us once again in Bloomington, and there are a few things that you could prep on your replacement
doors to help you stay comfy during the long winter.
Whether it’s caulking your windows or doors or adding a storm door, here are a couple tips to help keep your home warm as we deal with winter for a bit longer.
your windows and doors. Caulking can help lower the
amount of drafts in your home and it might help protect
you from bugs or other unpredictable weather that comes
through Bloomington. Walk around your home and
be sure there aren’t any gaps or holes, and if there
are, get them filled.
at your weather stripping. Inspect the weather
stripping around your windows and doors, looking
for any worn out or torn pieces, swapping out weather stripping where needed. Any parts that
are worn out or torn could allow cold air to creep
in your home and cause the heating and cooling system to work more than it should] because of that lost warm air.
replacement windows. Too upfront? The truth is
that older windows and windows with single-pane glass usually
aren’t as energy efficient as newer windows. Like most
other things that have been around for a while, advancements in technology have permitted better energy performance.
Replacement windows and replacement doors are no different, so why not start
saving money on your energy bills now?
storm doors. Getting storm doors on your home can add another safeguard for your
home and can help with protection from severe weather and help decrease
air and moisture leaks.
Of course, there are a variety
of other variables that will play in to your decision regarding replacement windows, but these are a few to start you on the right track. If at any point
you have questions regarding our replacement windows, come by
the Bloomington showroom, give us a shout at
309-663-7132 or schedule an in-home consultation
with us via the online