You’ve already handled the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the cold hits
Gaithersburg, so what else can you do to keep your home comfy
with cooler temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors not only inhibit your comfort, they could be costing you money every as the heated air inside your home leaks outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way inside. Here are a couple tips to help keep those drafts at bay:
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 little extra natural light and
warmth from your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider adding
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 reduce
heating and cooling bills.
advantage of heavyweight drapes. Taking
advantage of thicker fabrics for drapes helps to
add another barrier for your home, helping to keep
drafts out and warm air in. Add these with blinds and shades
for an even bigger 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 places in your home that don’t need to be heated constantly, there are plenty
of stylish ways to integrate these drapes in to your
Keeping a cozy
home in Gaithersburg is crucial when winter
weather can be hard 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, stop by the Gaithersburg showroom, give
us a call at 202-594-3979 or schedule an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.