You’ve already handled the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the dead of winter hits
Lethbridge, so what else can you do to keep your home comfortable
with chilly temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors not only inhibit your comfort, they could be costing you money month
after as the heated air inside your home leaks outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way inside. Here are a couple tips to help keep those drafts far away:
the sun. When the sun is shining during 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 limit you
when it comes to adding a bit of extra natural light and
warmth courtesy 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 boost your comfort and help lower
heating and cooling expenses.
- Utilize 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. Couple 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 give you the ability
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 a variety
of stylish ways to incorporate these drapes in to your
Keeping a cozy
home in Lethbridge is crucial when winter
weather can be difficult to predict, so why
not take advantage of 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 Lethbridge showroom, give
us a call at 403-328-2517 or set up an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.