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Winter Warming Tips for Your Plattsburgh, NY Home  Drapes, Sun and Replacement Windows

Winter Warming Tips for Your Plattsburgh, NY 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 Plattsburgh, so what else can you do to keep your home cozy with cold temps?

Drafty replacement windows and doors not only inhibit your comfort, they could 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 far away:

  • Welcome the sun. When the sun is shining through the day, make certain that 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 limit you when it comes to adding some extra natural light and warmth out 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 increase your comfort and help decrease heating and cooling expenses.

  • Take advantage of heavyweight drapes. Using heavyweight fabrics for drapes helps to add an additional barrier for your home, helping to keep drafts out and warm air in. Couple 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 offer you the ability to keep drafts from rooms or different floors far away. If there are places in your home that don’t need to be heated constantly, there are a number of stylish ways to include these drapes in to your home. 

Keeping a comfy home in Plattsburgh is crucial when winter weather can be hard to predict, so why not take advantage of 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, come by the Plattsburgh showroom, give us a call at 518-310-2118 or arrange an in-home consultation with the online scheduler.


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