You’ve already taken care of the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the before the really bad weather hits
Danville, so what else can you do to keep your home cozy
with chilly temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors not only mean decreased
comfort, they can be costing you money every as the heated air inside your home goes outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way indoors. Here are a handful
of tips to help keep those drafts at bay:
the sun. When the sun is shining during 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 out of your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider adding
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it may
be time to replace them out with new energy efficient windows
to increase your comfort and help lower
heating and cooling costs.
- Utilize heavy drapes. Utilizing 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 bigger warming effect.
- Hang floor-length
drapes. Using floor length drapes in door openings is almost
forgotten, but can offer 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 at all times, there are plenty
of stylish ways to integrate these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfy
home in Danville is essential when winter
weather can be difficult to predict, so why
not take advantage of your replacement windows to help take
on that challenge. If you’d like to find
out more about all of the replacement windows available from
Pella Windows and Doors, come by the Danville showroom, give
us a call at 217-443-3355 or arrange an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.