You’ve already handled the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the cold hits
Davenport, so what else can you do to keep your home comfy
with cold temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors not only inhibit your comfort, they could be costing you money each as the heated air inside your home goes outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way indoors. Here are a few tips to help keep those drafts far away:
the sun. When the sun is shining throughout the day, make certain that you have your curtains open to let in
natural light and warmth. It normally works best with
south-facing windows, but don’t let that restrict you
when it comes to adding a bit of extra natural light and
warmth out of your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider purchasing
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it might
be time to swap them out with new energy efficient windows
to improve your comfort and help reduce
heating and cooling costs.
advantage of heavyweight drapes. Utilizing thicker 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 greater warming effect.
- Hang floor-length
drapes. Using floor length drapes in door openings is somewhat
forgotten, but can give you the ability
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors far away. If
there are rooms in your home that don’t need to be heated constantly, there are plenty
of stylish ways to include these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfortable
home in Davenport is crucial when winter
weather can be hard to predict, so why
not use your replacement windows to help neutralize that challenge. If you’d like to learn more about all of the replacement windows available from
Pella Windows and Doors, stop by the Davenport showroom, give
us a call at 563-202-8576 or arrange an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.