You’ve already handled the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the before the really bad weather hits
Greensboro, so what else can you do to keep your home comfy
with chilly temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors not only inhibit your comfort, they may be costing you money each as the heated air inside your home goes outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way inside. Here are a handful
of tips to help keep those drafts away:
the sun. When the sun is shining during the day, be 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 a little extra natural light and
warmth from your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider purchasing
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it might
be time to swap them out with new energy efficient windows
to improve your comfort and help decrease
heating and cooling bills.
- Utilize heavyweight drapes. Using heavyweight fabrics for drapes helps to
add another barrier for your home, helping to keep
drafts out and warm air in. Couple 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 provide you the opportunity
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors away. If
there are rooms in your home that don’t need to be heated all
the time, there are a number
of stylish ways to integrate these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfy
home in Greensboro is critical when winter
weather can be difficult to predict, 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, stop by the Greensboro showroom, give
us a call at 336-203-0576 or set up an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.