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Winter Warming Tips for Your Davenport, IA Home  Drapes, Sun and Replacement Windows

Winter Warming Tips for Your Davenport, IA Home Drapes, Sun and Replacement Windows

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:

  • Welcome 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.

  • Take 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 home. 

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.

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