You’ve already worked
on the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the before the really bad weather hits
Salt Lake City, 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 leaks outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way inside. Here are a couple tips to help keep those drafts far away:
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 limit you
when it comes to adding a bit of extra natural light and
warmth courtesy of your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider buying
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it could
be time to replace them out with new energy efficient windows
to improve your comfort and help lower
heating and cooling costs.
advantage of heavyweight drapes. Utilizing heavier 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 somewhat
forgotten, but can provide you the ability
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors far away. If
there are rooms 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 comfy
home in Salt Lake City is crucial when winter
weather can be hard to predict, so why
not utilize your replacement windows to help take care of that challenge. If you’d like to hear more about all of the replacement windows available from
Pella Windows and Doors, drop by the Salt Lake City showroom, give
us a call at 385-203-8083 or schedule an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.