You’ve already handled the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the dead of winter hits
Roanoke, so what else can you do to keep your home cozy
with cooler temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors not only mean decreased
comfort, they could 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 couple tips to help keep those drafts 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 limit you
when it comes to adding a bit of extra natural light and
warmth courtesy of your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider adding
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it might
be time to replace them out with new energy efficient windows
to increase your comfort and help decrease
heating and cooling costs.
- Utilize heavy drapes. Utilizing heavier fabrics for drapes helps to
add an additional barrier for your home, helping to keep
drafts out and warm air in. Pair these with blinds and shades
for an even greater warming effect.
- Hang floor-length
drapes. Using floor length drapes in door openings is nearly
forgotten, but can give you the ability
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors away. If
there are places in your home that don’t need to be heated all
the time, there are plenty
of stylish ways to incorporate these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfy
home in Roanoke is crucial when winter
weather can be unpredictable, so why
not use 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, stop by the Roanoke showroom, give
us a call at 540-466-1918 or schedule an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.