You’ve already worked
on the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the dead of winter hits
Newport, so what else can you do to keep your home comfortable
with cold 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 indoors. Here are a couple tips to help keep those drafts far away:
the sun. When the sun is shining through 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 a bit of extra natural light and
warmth courtesy of your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider purchasing
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it could
be time to switch them out with new energy efficient windows
to improve your comfort and help lower
heating and cooling expenses.
- Use heavy drapes. Utilizing heavyweight fabrics for drapes helps to
add another barrier for your home, helping to keep
drafts out and warm air in. Pair these with blinds and shades
for an even bigger warming effect.
- Hang floor-length
drapes. Using floor length drapes in door openings is somewhat
forgotten, but can give you the chance
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors far away. 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 include these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfy
home in Newport is crucial when winter
weather can be hard to predict, so why
not utilize your replacement windows to help take
on that challenge. If you’d like to learn more about all of the replacement windows available from
Pella Windows and Doors, come by the Newport showroom, give
us a call at 401-314-0814 or arrange an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.