You’ve already worked
on the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the dead of winter hits
Wilmington, so what else can you do to keep your home comfy
with cold 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 slips outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way indoors. Here are a few tips to help keep those drafts at bay:
the sun. When the sun is shining during the day, be sure you have your curtains open to let in
natural light and warmth. It usually 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 from your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider adding
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 reduce
heating and cooling costs.
advantage of heavyweight drapes. Taking
advantage of thicker fabrics for drapes helps to
add an additional barrier for your home, helping to keep
drafts out and warm air in. Add these with blinds and shades
for an even better warming effect.
- Hang floor-length
drapes. Using floor length drapes in door openings is almost
forgotten, but can offer you the chance
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors away. 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 include these drapes in to your
Keeping a cozy
home in Wilmington is crucial when winter
weather can be difficult to predict, so why
not utilize your replacement windows to help take
on that challenge. If you’d like to hear more about all of the replacement windows available from
Pella Windows and Doors, drop by the Wilmington showroom, give
us a call at 910-218-9596 or set up an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.