Winter Warming Tips for Your Home

Winter Warming Tips for Your Baton Rouge, Louisiana Home – Drapes, Sun and Replacement Windows

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You’ve already worked on the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and doors before the before the really bad weather hits Baton Rouge, 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 can be costing you money each as the heated air inside your home slips outdoors and the cold outside air makes its way indoors. Here are a few tips to help keep those drafts away:

  • Welcome the sun. When the sun is shining through the day, make 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 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 may be time to switch them out with new energy efficient windows to boost your comfort and help lower heating and cooling expenses.

  • Utilize thick drapes. Utilizing heavier fabrics for drapes helps to add another 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 ability to keep drafts from rooms or different floors at bay. If there are places in your home that don’t need to be heated constantly, there are plenty of stylish ways to incorporate these drapes in to your home. 

Keeping a comfy home in Baton Rouge 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 hear more about all of the replacement windows available from Pella Windows and Doors, drop by the Baton Rouge showroom, give us a call at (225) 217-2592 or schedule an in-home consultation with the online scheduler.


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