You’ve already worked
on the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the dead of winter hits
San Antonio, so what else can you do to keep your home cozy
with chilly temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors not only inhibit your comfort, they can be costing you money month
after as the heated air inside your home leaks outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way indoors. Here are a couple tips to help keep those drafts at bay:
the sun. When the sun is shining through the day, make certain that 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 out of your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider adding
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it might
be time to switch them out with new energy efficient windows
to improve your comfort and help reduce
heating and cooling expenses.
advantage of thick drapes. Using heavyweight fabrics for drapes helps to
add another barrier for your home, helping to keep
drafts out and warm air in. Add 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 opportunity
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors away. If
there are places 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 San Antonio is critical when winter
weather can be unpredictable, so why
not take advantage of your replacement windows to help neutralize that challenge. If you’d like to learn more about all of the replacement windows available from
Pella Windows and Doors, drop by the San Antonio showroom, give
us a call at (210) 622-8673 or schedule an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.