You’ve already taken care of the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the cold hits
Fall River, so what else can you do to keep your home cozy
with chilly temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors not only inhibit your comfort, they can be costing you money each as the heated air inside your home goes outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way inside. Here are a handful
of tips to help keep those drafts away:
the sun. When the sun is shining during 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 restrict you
when it comes to adding some extra natural light and
warmth out of your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider buying
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it might
be time to switch them out with new energy efficient windows
to improve your comfort and help lower
heating and cooling costs.
advantage of heavy drapes. Utilizing thicker fabrics for drapes helps to
add another barrier for your home, helping to keep
drafts out and warm air in. Pair 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 opportunity
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 plenty
of stylish ways to integrate these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfy
home in Fall River is crucial 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 of Fall River, stop by the Fall River showroom, give
us a call at 508-939-3464 or schedule an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.