You’ve already worked
on the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the dead of winter hits
Fargo, 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 every as the heated air inside your home leaks outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way indoors. Here are a handful
of tips to help keep those drafts far away:
the sun. When the sun is shining through the day, be 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 limit you
when it comes to adding some extra natural light and
warmth courtesy of your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider buying
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it may
be time to switch them out with new energy efficient windows
to improve your comfort and help reduce
heating and cooling bills.
advantage of thick drapes. Taking
advantage of thicker 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 bigger warming effect.
- Hang floor-length
drapes. Using floor length drapes in door openings is almost
forgotten, but can offer you the opportunity
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors at bay. If
there are areas in your home that don’t need to be heated at all times, there are a variety
of stylish ways to integrate these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfortable
home in Fargo is essential when winter
weather can be difficult to predict, so why
not take advantage of 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, drop by the Fargo showroom, give
us a call at 701-281-1390 or arrange an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.