You’ve already taken care of the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the dead of winter hits
Haverhill, so what else can you do to keep your home cozy
with cooler temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors are
not only comfort-inhibitors, they could be costing you money month
after as the heated air inside your home slips outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way indoors. Here are a couple tips to help keep those drafts away:
the sun. When the sun is shining during the day, make
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 some extra natural light and
warmth courtesy of your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider adding
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it could
be time to swap them out with new energy efficient windows
to increase your comfort and help reduce
heating and cooling expenses.
- Use heavyweight drapes. Using heavier 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 better warming effect.
- Hang floor-length
drapes. Using floor length drapes in door openings is nearly
forgotten, but can provide 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 all
the time, there are plenty
of stylish ways to include these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfortable
home in Haverhill is crucial when winter
weather can be difficult to predict, so why
not utilize your replacement windows to help neutralize 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 Haverhill showroom, give
us a call at 978-373-2500 or schedule an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.