You’ve already handled the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the dead of winter hits
Scottsdale, 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 can be costing you money every 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 away:
the sun. When the sun is shining throughout the day, be 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 constrain you
when it comes to adding a little 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 switch them out with new energy efficient windows
to boost your comfort and help decrease
heating and cooling costs.
- Utilize heavy drapes. Using thicker 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 better warming effect.
- Hang floor-length
drapes. Using floor length drapes in door openings is almost
forgotten, but can give you the chance
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 plenty
of stylish ways to include these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfortable
home in Scottsdale is essential when winter
weather can be hard to predict, so why
not utilize your replacement windows to help take
on that challenge. If you’d like to find
out more about all of the replacement windows available from
Pella Windows and Doors, drop by the Scottsdale showroom, give
us a call at 480-296-2022 or set up an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.