You’ve already handled the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the dead of winter hits
Memphis, so what else can you do to keep your home cozy
with chilly temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors not only mean decreased
comfort, they may be costing you money month
after as the heated air inside your home goes outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way inside. Here are a couple 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 usually works best with
south-facing windows, but don’t let that constrain 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 might
be time to switch them out with new energy efficient windows
to increase your comfort and help decrease
heating and cooling bills.
- Use heavyweight drapes. Utilizing heavier fabrics for drapes helps to
add another barrier for your home, helping to keep
drafts out and warm air in. Pair these with blinds and shades
for an even greater warming effect.
- Hang floor-length
drapes. Using floor length drapes in door openings is nearly
forgotten, but can provide you the ability
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors far away. If
there are rooms in your home that don’t need to be heated constantly, there are a number
of stylish ways to integrate these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfortable
home in Memphis is essential when winter
weather can be hard to predict, so why
not utilize 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, drop by the Memphis showroom, give
us a call at 901-401-9399 or schedule an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.