You’ve already handled the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the before the really bad weather hits
Muncie, so what else can you do to keep your home comfortable
with chilly temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors are
not only comfort-inhibitors, they could be costing you money month
after as the heated air inside your home slips outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way indoors. Here are a handful
of 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 normally works best with
south-facing windows, but don’t let that limit you
when it comes to adding a bit of 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 replace them out with new energy efficient windows
to increase your comfort and help reduce
heating and cooling expenses.
- Utilize thick drapes. Utilizing heavyweight fabrics for drapes helps to
add a second barrier for your home, helping to keep
drafts out and warm air in. Couple these with blinds and shades
for an even greater warming effect.
- Hang floor-length
drapes. Using floor length drapes in door openings is almost
forgotten, but can give you the chance
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors away. If
there are rooms in your home that don’t need to be heated all
the time, there are plenty
of stylish ways to integrate these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfortable
home in Muncie 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 find
out more about all of the replacement windows available from
McComb Window & Door, stop by the Muncie showroom, give
us a call at 317-983-5642 or set up an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.