You’ve already worked
on the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the cold hits
Nashville, so what else can you do to keep your home cozy
with chilly temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors are
not only comfort-inhibitors, they can be costing you money each 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 certain that 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 some extra natural light and
warmth from your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider adding
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it could
be time to swap them out with new energy efficient windows
to increase your comfort and help decrease
heating and cooling costs.
advantage of heavyweight drapes. Utilizing heavyweight fabrics for drapes helps to
add another barrier for your home, helping to keep
drafts out and warm air in. Add 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 provide you the chance
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors at bay. 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 comfy
home in Nashville is essential when winter
weather can be difficult to predict, so why
not use 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, stop by the Nashville showroom, give
us a call at 615-348-8786 or schedule an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.