You’ve already handled the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the dead of winter hits
Lewes, so what else can you do to keep your home comfortable
with chilly temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors are
not only comfort-inhibitors, they could be costing you money each as the heated air inside your home goes outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way in. Here are a handful
of tips to help keep those drafts away:
the sun. When the sun is shining through the day, be 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 some extra natural light and
warmth courtesy of your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider buying
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it could
be time to switch them out with new energy efficient windows
to increase your comfort and help lower
heating and cooling costs.
- Use heavy drapes. Using heavier fabrics for drapes helps to
add another 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 nearly
forgotten, but can offer you the chance
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors away. If
there are rooms in your home that don’t need to be heated constantly, there are plenty
of stylish ways to include these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfortable
home in Lewes is essential when winter
weather can be unpredictable, so why
not take advantage of your replacement windows to help neutralize that challenge. If you’d like to find
out more about all of the replacement windows available from
Pella Windows and Doors, drop by the Lewes showroom, give
us a call at 757-294-8091 or schedule an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.