You’ve already handled the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the dead of winter hits
Boise, 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 every as the heated air inside your home leaks outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way inside. Here are a handful
of tips to help keep those drafts far away:
the sun. When the sun is shining through the day, make certain that 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 restrict you
when it comes to adding a little extra natural light and
warmth out of your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider purchasing
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it could
be time to replace them out with new energy efficient windows
to increase your comfort and help decrease
heating and cooling bills.
advantage of thick drapes. Using heavier fabrics for drapes helps to
add another barrier for your home, helping to keep
drafts out and warm air in. Couple 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 give you the ability
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors at bay. If
there are rooms in your home that don’t need to be heated constantly, there are a variety
of stylish ways to include these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfortable
home in Boise is essential when winter
weather can be unpredictable, so why
not utilize your replacement windows to help take
on that challenge. If you’d like to hear more about all of the replacement windows available from
Pella Windows and Doors, stop by the Boise showroom, give
us a call at 208-373-0002 or schedule an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.