You’ve already handled the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the cold hits
Greenfield, 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 may be costing you money each as the heated air inside your home slips outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way in. Here are a couple tips to help keep those drafts at bay:
the sun. When the sun is shining throughout 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 restrict you
when it comes to adding a bit of 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 swap them out with new energy efficient windows
to improve your comfort and help lower
heating and cooling costs.
- Utilize thick drapes. Using 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 greater warming effect.
- Hang floor-length
drapes. Using floor length drapes in door openings is somewhat
forgotten, but can provide you the chance
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors far away. If
there are places in your home that don’t need to be heated at all times, there are a number
of stylish ways to include these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfortable
home in Greenfield is essential when winter
weather can be difficult to predict, so why
not use 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 Greenfield showroom, give
us a call at (413) 829-0299 or arrange an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.