You’ve already taken care of the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the before the really bad weather hits
El Paso, so what else can you do to keep your home comfortable
with chilly temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors not only mean decreased
comfort, they can be costing you money every as the heated air inside your home goes outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way inside. Here are a handful
of tips to help keep those drafts 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 purchasing
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it could
be time to swap them out with new energy efficient windows
to boost your comfort and help lower
heating and cooling bills.
advantage of thick drapes. Taking
advantage of heavier fabrics for drapes helps to
add a second barrier for your home, helping to keep
drafts out and warm air in. Pair 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 give you the chance
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors far away. If
there are rooms in your home that don’t need to be heated constantly, there are a number
of stylish ways to include these drapes in to your
Keeping a cozy
home in El Paso is critical when winter
weather can be hard to predict, so why
not use 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 Southwest, stop by the El Paso showroom, give
us a call at 915-833-3066 or set up an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.