You’ve already taken care of the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the before the really bad weather hits
Falls Church, so what else can you do to keep your home comfy
with cooler temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors are
not only comfort-inhibitors, they can 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 handful
of tips to help keep those drafts far away:
the sun. When the sun is shining through 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 limit you
when it comes to adding a little extra natural light and
warmth courtesy of your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider adding
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it could
be time to replace them out with new energy efficient windows
to increase your comfort and help reduce
heating and cooling expenses.
advantage of heavy 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 bigger 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 places in your home that don’t need to be heated all
the time, there are plenty
of stylish ways to integrate these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfy
home in Falls Church is essential when winter
weather can be unpredictable, so why
not utilize your replacement windows to help neutralize that challenge. If you’d like to hear more about all of the replacement windows available from
Pella Windows and Doors, drop by the Falls Church showroom, give
us a call at 301-354-3689 or arrange an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.