You’ve already worked
on the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the cold hits
Santa Fe, so what else can you do to keep your home cozy
with chilly temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors not only inhibit your comfort, they may be costing you money every as the heated air inside your home leaks outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way indoors. Here are a few tips to help keep those drafts at bay:
the sun. When the sun is shining throughout the day, be sure you have your curtains open to let in
natural light and warmth. It typically works best with
south-facing windows, but don’t let that restrict you
when it comes to adding a bit of extra natural light and
warmth out of your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider buying
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it might
be time to swap them out with new energy efficient windows
to improve your comfort and help reduce
heating and cooling bills.
- Use heavyweight drapes. Taking
advantage of 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 better warming effect.
- Hang floor-length
drapes. Using floor length drapes in door openings is nearly
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 a number
of stylish ways to incorporate these drapes in to your
Keeping a cozy
home in Santa Fe is essential when winter
weather can be difficult to predict, so why
not take advantage of your replacement windows to help neutralize that challenge. If you’d like to hear more about all of the replacement windows available from
Pella Windows and Doors Southwest, drop by the Santa Fe showroom, give
us a call at 505-373-1286 or set up an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.