You’ve already taken care of the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and
doors before the before the really bad weather hits
Tucson, so what else can you do to keep your home comfy
with cooler temps?
Drafty replacement windows and doors not only inhibit your comfort, 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 in. Here are a couple tips to help keep those drafts at bay:
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 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 courtesy of your home’s other replacement windows.
- Consider purchasing
replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it might
be time to replace them out with new energy efficient windows
to boost your comfort and help lower
heating and cooling expenses.
advantage of heavy drapes. Utilizing heavier 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 nearly
forgotten, but can offer you the opportunity
to keep drafts from rooms or different floors at bay. If
there are areas in your home that don’t need to be heated all
the time, there are plenty
of stylish ways to include these drapes in to your
Keeping a cozy
home in Tucson is crucial when winter
weather can be difficult to predict, 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
Pella Windows and Doors, come by the Tucson showroom, give
us a call at 520-989-3300 or set up an in-home
consultation with the online scheduler.