You’ve already worked
on the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the before the really bad weather hits
Murray, 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 may be costing you money each as the heated air inside your home goes outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way in. Here are a couple tips to help keep those drafts at bay:
the sun. When the sun is shining throughout 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 from your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider purchasing
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it might
be time to swap them out with new energy efficient windows
to increase your comfort and help decrease
heating and cooling expenses.
- Utilize thick drapes. Using heavyweight fabrics for drapes helps to
add an additional barrier for your home, helping to keep
drafts out and warm air in. Add these with blinds and shades
for an even greater warming effect.
- Hang floor-length
drapes. Using floor length drapes in door openings is nearly
forgotten, but can give you the chance
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors far away. If
there are areas in your home that don’t need to be heated constantly, there are a number
of stylish ways to integrate these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfy
home in Murray is critical when winter
weather can be hard to predict, so why
not use your replacement windows to help neutralize that challenge. If you’d like to hear more about all of the replacement windows available from
Pella Windows and Doors, come by the Murray showroom, give
us a call at 270-216-5253 or schedule an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.