You’ve already taken care of the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the cold hits
Norwalk, 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 can be costing you money each as the heated air inside your home leaks outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way in. Here are a couple tips to help keep those drafts away:
the sun. When the sun is shining through the day, make
sure you have your curtains open to let in
natural light and warmth. It typically 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 buying
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it could
be time to replace them out with new energy efficient windows
to improve your comfort and help lower
heating and cooling expenses.
advantage of heavy drapes. Taking
advantage of thicker fabrics for drapes helps to
add an additional barrier for your home, helping to keep
drafts out and warm air in. Couple 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 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 at all times, there are plenty
of stylish ways to incorporate these drapes in to your
Keeping a cozy
home in Norwalk is crucial when winter
weather can be hard to predict, so why
not use your replacement windows to help take care of that challenge. If you’d like to hear more about all of the replacement windows available from
Pella Windows and Doors, stop by the Norwalk showroom, give
us a call at 203-663-3778 or arrange an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.