You’ve already worked
on the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the before the really bad weather hits
Kingston, so what else can you do to keep your home cozy
with cooler temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors not only inhibit your 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 in. Here are a few tips to help keep those drafts far away:
the sun. When the sun is shining through the day, be sure you have your curtains open to let in
natural light and warmth. It typically 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 from your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider buying
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 bills.
- Use heavyweight drapes. Utilizing heavier 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 greater warming effect.
- Hang floor-length
drapes. Using floor length drapes in door openings is somewhat
forgotten, but can offer you the opportunity
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors far away. If
there are places in your home that don’t need to be heated constantly, there are a variety
of stylish ways to incorporate these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfortable
home in Kingston is essential when winter
weather can be unpredictable, so why
not use your replacement windows to help neutralize 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 Kingston showroom, give
us a call at 845-663-1025 or set up an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.