You’ve already taken care of the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the dead of winter hits
Denver, so what else can you do to keep your home comfy
with cooler temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors not only inhibit your comfort, they may be costing you money month
after 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 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 usually works best with
south-facing windows, but don’t let that restrict 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 may
be time to replace them out with new energy efficient windows
to improve your comfort and help decrease
heating and cooling costs.
- Use heavyweight drapes. Utilizing heavyweight fabrics for drapes helps to
add a second 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 give you the opportunity
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 a variety
of stylish ways to include these drapes in to your
Keeping a cozy
home in Denver is essential when winter
weather can be unpredictable, so why
not take advantage of your replacement windows to help take
on that challenge. If you’d like to hear more about all of the replacement windows available from
Pella Windows and Doors, come by the Denver showroom, give
us a call at (888) 841-5667 or arrange an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.