You’ve already worked
on the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the cold hits
Ketchum, so what else can you do to keep your home comfy
with cold 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 inside. Here are a couple 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 limit you
when it comes to adding a bit of extra natural light and
warmth out of your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider purchasing
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it may
be time to swap them out with new energy efficient windows
to boost your comfort and help reduce
heating and cooling costs.
advantage of heavy drapes. Taking
advantage of heavyweight fabrics for drapes helps to
add a second barrier for your home, helping to keep
drafts out and warm air in. Add these with blinds and shades
for an even bigger warming effect.
- Hang floor-length
drapes. Using floor length drapes in door openings is somewhat
forgotten, but can offer you the chance
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors 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 cozy
home in Ketchum is crucial when winter
weather can be hard to predict, so why
not utilize 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, come by the Ketchum showroom, give
us a call at 208-726-0060 or schedule an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.