You’ve already taken care of the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the before the really bad weather hits
Peoria, 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 inside. Here are a couple tips to help keep those drafts away:
the sun. When the sun is shining during the day, make certain that 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 a bit of extra natural light and
warmth courtesy of your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider buying
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it might
be time to swap them out with new energy efficient windows
to improve your comfort and help lower
heating and cooling bills.
advantage of thick drapes. Utilizing heavyweight 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 give you the opportunity
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors away. If
there are rooms 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 comfy
home in Peoria is critical when winter
weather can be unpredictable, 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, come by the Peoria showroom, give
us a call at 309-306-3893 or arrange an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.