You’ve already taken care of the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the dead of winter hits
Portsmouth, 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 can be costing you money each 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 at bay:
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 normally 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 swap them out with new energy efficient windows
to increase your comfort and help decrease
heating and cooling expenses.
advantage of heavy drapes. Utilizing thicker 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 bigger warming effect.
- Hang floor-length
drapes. Using floor length drapes in door openings is almost
forgotten, but can provide you the chance
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors away. If
there are places in your home that don’t need to be heated constantly, there are a number
of stylish ways to integrate these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfy
home in Portsmouth is crucial when winter
weather can be hard to predict, so why
not take advantage of 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 Portsmouth showroom, give
us a call at 603-945-0181 or arrange an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.