You’ve already handled the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the cold hits
Jackson, so what else can you do to keep your home comfy
with chilly temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors not only mean decreased
comfort, they may be costing you money every as the heated air inside your home slips outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way indoors. Here are a handful
of tips to help keep those drafts at bay:
the sun. When the sun is shining throughout 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 restrict you
when it comes to adding a little 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 replace them out with new energy efficient windows
to boost your comfort and help lower
heating and cooling costs.
- Use heavy drapes. Utilizing heavyweight fabrics for drapes helps to
add a second barrier for your home, helping to keep
drafts out and warm air in. Couple these with blinds and shades
for an even better warming effect.
- Hang floor-length
drapes. Using floor length drapes in door openings is somewhat
forgotten, but can offer you the ability
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors at bay. If
there are areas in your home that don’t need to be heated at all times, there are plenty
of stylish ways to include these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfy
home in Jackson is critical when winter
weather can be difficult to predict, so why
not take advantage of your replacement windows to help take care of that challenge. If you’d like to learn more about all of the replacement windows available from
Pella Windows and Doors, come by the Jackson showroom, give
us a call at 307-733-0535 or set up an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.