You’ve already taken care of the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the dead of winter hits
Mt. Pleasant, so what else can you do to keep your home comfortable
with cold temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors not only mean decreased
comfort, they can be costing you money month
after as the heated air inside your home leaks outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way indoors. Here are a few tips to help keep those drafts away:
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 normally works best with
south-facing windows, but don’t let that constrain you
when it comes to adding some 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 increase your comfort and help lower
heating and cooling expenses.
- Utilize heavyweight drapes. Utilizing heavier 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 greater warming effect.
- Hang floor-length
drapes. Using floor length drapes in door openings is somewhat
forgotten, but can give you the ability
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors away. If
there are areas in your home that don’t need to be heated all
the time, there are plenty
of stylish ways to include these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfy
home in Mt. Pleasant is critical when winter
weather can be difficult to predict, so why
not use 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 Mt. Pleasant showroom, give
us a call at 989-317-2558 or arrange an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.