You’ve already handled the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the dead of winter hits
Albuquerque, so what else can you do to keep your home comfortable
with cold temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors are
not only comfort-inhibitors, they may be costing you money month
after as the heated air inside your home slips outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way in. Here are a few 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 normally works best with
south-facing windows, but don’t let that restrict 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 might
be time to replace them out with new energy efficient windows
to improve your comfort and help lower
heating and cooling expenses.
- Utilize heavyweight drapes. Taking
advantage of thicker 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 offer you the chance
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors at bay. If
there are areas in your home that don’t need to be heated at all times, there are plenty
of stylish ways to integrate these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfy
home in Albuquerque is crucial when winter
weather can be difficult 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, come by the Albuquerque showroom, give
us a call at 505-373-1296 or schedule an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.