You’ve already handled the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the dead of winter hits
Binghamton, so what else can you do to keep your home comfy
with cooler temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors are
not only comfort-inhibitors, they can be costing you money month
after as the heated air inside your home slips outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way in. Here are a few tips to help keep those drafts far away:
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 normally 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 out of your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider buying
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it might
be time to replace them out with new energy efficient windows
to improve your comfort and help lower
heating and cooling costs.
- Use heavyweight drapes. Taking
advantage of thicker fabrics for drapes helps to
add an additional 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 offer you the opportunity
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors far away. If
there are areas in your home that don’t need to be heated constantly, there are a number
of stylish ways to include these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfortable
home in Binghamton is essential when winter
weather can be difficult to predict, so why
not use your replacement windows to help take care of that challenge. If you’d like to find
out more about all of the replacement windows available from
Pella Windows and Doors, stop by the Binghamton showroom, give
us a call at 607-296-0475 or set up an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.