You’ve already taken care of the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the cold hits
Bloomington, so what else can you do to keep your home comfortable
with cooler temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors are
not only comfort-inhibitors, they can be costing you money month
after as the heated air inside your home leaks outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way indoors. Here are a few tips to help keep those drafts away:
the sun. When the sun is shining during the day, make certain that 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 constrain you
when it comes to adding a bit of extra natural light and
warmth courtesy of your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider purchasing
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it may
be time to switch them out with new energy efficient windows
to boost your comfort and help lower
heating and cooling bills.
- Utilize 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 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 at bay. If
there are rooms in your home that don’t need to be heated constantly, there are a variety
of stylish ways to integrate these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfortable
home in Bloomington is essential when winter
weather can be hard to predict, so why
not use 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 Bloomington showroom, give
us a call at 309-663-7132 or set up an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.