You’ve already taken care of the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the cold hits
Lafayette, so what else can you do to keep your home comfortable
with cold temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors not only inhibit your comfort, they can be costing you money each as the heated air inside your home slips outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way in. Here are a handful
of 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 limit 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 may
be time to swap them out with new energy efficient windows
to boost your comfort and help reduce
heating and cooling expenses.
advantage of heavyweight drapes. Utilizing heavyweight 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 provide you the ability
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 plenty
of stylish ways to include these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfortable
home in Lafayette is critical when winter
weather can be unpredictable, so why
not utilize your replacement windows to help take care of that challenge. If you’d like to learn more about all of the replacement windows available from
McComb Window & Door, drop by the Lafayette showroom, give
us a call at 317-983-5804 or arrange an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.