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Winter Warming Tips for Your Eau Claire, Wisconsin Home  Drapes, Sun and Replacement Windows

Winter Warming Tips for Your Eau Claire, Wisconsin Home Drapes, Sun and Replacement Windows

You’ve already worked on the caulking and weatherstripping around your replacement windows and doors before the dead of winter hits Eau Claire, so what else can you do to keep your home comfortable with cooler temps?

Drafty replacement windows and doors are not only comfort-inhibitors, they could be costing you money every as the heated air inside your home slips outdoors and the cold outside air makes its way inside. Here are a couple tips to help keep those drafts at bay:

  • Welcome the sun. When the sun is shining during the day, make certain that 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 limit you when it comes to adding a bit of extra natural light and warmth courtesy of your home’s other replacement windows.

  • Consider buying replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it could be time to replace them out with new energy efficient windows to boost your comfort and help lower heating and cooling costs.

  • Use thick drapes. Utilizing heavyweight fabrics for drapes helps to add another barrier for your home, helping to keep drafts out and warm air in. Pair these with blinds and shades for an even bigger warming effect.

  • Hang floor-length drapes. Using floor length drapes in door openings is nearly forgotten, but can give you the opportunity to keep drafts from rooms or different floors away. If there are rooms in your home that don’t need to be heated constantly, there are plenty of stylish ways to include these drapes in to your home. 

Keeping a cozy home in Eau Claire is critical 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 find out more about all of the replacement windows available from Pella Windows and Doors, drop by the Eau Claire showroom, give us a call at 715-836-9301 or arrange an in-home consultation with the online scheduler.

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