You’ve already worked
on the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the cold hits
Woburn, so what else can you do to keep your home comfy
with chilly temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors not only mean decreased
comfort, they could be costing you money month
after as the heated air inside your home goes outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way in. Here are a few tips to help keep those drafts far 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 some extra natural light and
warmth from your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider buying
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it could
be time to replace them out with new energy efficient windows
to increase your comfort and help reduce
heating and cooling bills.
- Utilize thick 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. Add these with blinds and shades
for an even better warming effect.
- Hang floor-length
drapes. Using floor length drapes in door openings is almost
forgotten, but can give you the opportunity
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 integrate these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfortable
home in Woburn is crucial when winter
weather can be difficult to predict, so why
not utilize your replacement windows to help neutralize that challenge. If you’d like to find
out more about all of the replacement windows available from
Pella Windows and Doors, stop by the Woburn showroom, give
us a call at 781-935-4947 or set up an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.