You’ve already worked
on the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the before the really bad weather hits
Hingham, so what else can you do to keep your home comfortable
with cold temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors are
not only comfort-inhibitors, they can be costing you money every as the heated air inside your home goes outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way in. Here are a handful
of tips to help keep those drafts 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 usually 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 courtesy of 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 increase your comfort and help lower
heating and cooling expenses.
- Utilize heavy drapes. Using heavyweight fabrics for drapes helps to
add a second barrier for your home, helping to keep
drafts out and warm air in. Couple these with blinds and shades
for an even greater 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 at bay. If
there are areas in your home that don’t need to be heated at all times, there are plenty
of stylish ways to incorporate these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfy
home in Hingham is crucial when winter
weather can be difficult to predict, so why
not use 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, drop by the Hingham showroom, give
us a call at 781-826-8005 or arrange an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.