You’ve already taken care of the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the dead of winter hits
Syracuse, so what else can you do to keep your home comfy
with cooler temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors are
not only comfort-inhibitors, they could 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 handful
of tips to help keep those drafts at bay:
the sun. When the sun is shining throughout the day, be sure you have your curtains open to let in
natural light and warmth. It typically 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 from your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider buying
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it may
be time to replace them out with new energy efficient windows
to boost your comfort and help reduce
heating and cooling bills.
advantage of thick drapes. Using 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 almost
forgotten, but can give 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 constantly, there are a number
of stylish ways to include these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfy
home in Syracuse is essential when winter
weather can be unpredictable, so why
not utilize 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, drop by the Syracuse showroom, give
us a call at 315-565-0399 or set up an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.