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:
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
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 (877) 680-9334 or schedule an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.