You’ve already worked
on the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the dead of winter hits
Edmonton, so what else can you do to keep your home comfy
with cooler 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 goes outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way inside. Here are a few 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 usually works best with
south-facing windows, but don’t let that constrain you
when it comes to adding some extra natural light and
warmth courtesy of your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider purchasing
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 lower
heating and cooling costs.
advantage of thick drapes. Utilizing heavier fabrics for drapes helps to
add an additional barrier for your home, helping to keep
drafts out and warm air in. Pair these with blinds and shades
for an even better warming effect.
- Hang floor-length
drapes. Using floor length drapes in door openings is almost
forgotten, but can offer you the chance
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors away. If
there are areas in your home that don’t need to be heated constantly, there are a variety
of stylish ways to include these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfy
home in Edmonton is critical when winter
weather can be unpredictable, so why
not use your replacement windows to help take care of 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 Edmonton showroom, give
us a call at 780-439-9344 or arrange an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.