You’ve already taken care of the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the dead of winter hits
Beltsville, so what else can you do to keep your home comfy
with cold 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 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, 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 constrain you
when it comes to adding a little extra natural light and
warmth from 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 decrease
heating and cooling expenses.
- Utilize thick drapes. Using thicker fabrics for drapes helps to
add another barrier for your home, helping to keep
drafts out and warm air in. Add these with blinds and shades
for an even greater warming effect.
- Hang floor-length
drapes. Using floor length drapes in door openings is somewhat
forgotten, but can give you the opportunity
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors at bay. If
there are areas 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 comfy
home in Beltsville is crucial when winter
weather can be hard to predict, 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 , drop by the Beltsville showroom, give
us a call at (301) 327-3013 or schedule an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.