You’ve already handled the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the dead of winter hits
Indianapolis, so what else can you do to keep your home comfy
with cold 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 leaks outdoors
and the cold outside air makes its way indoors. Here are a few tips to help keep those drafts far away:
the sun. When the sun is shining throughout the day, make
sure 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 little extra natural light and
warmth courtesy 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 improve your comfort and help reduce
heating and cooling costs.
- Utilize heavy drapes. Using thicker fabrics for drapes helps to
add an additional barrier for your home, helping to keep
drafts out and warm air in. Pair these with blinds and shades
for an even better warming effect.
- Hang floor-length
drapes. Using floor length drapes in door openings is somewhat
forgotten, but can provide you the chance
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors away. If
there are areas in your home that don’t need to be heated constantly, there are a variety
of stylish ways to incorporate these drapes in to your
Keeping a comfortable
home in Indianapolis is critical 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 find
out more about all of the replacement windows available from
McComb Window & Door, stop by the Indianapolis showroom, give
us a call at 317-983-5922 or schedule an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.