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Winter Warming Tips for Your Bloomington, IN, IN Home  Drapes, Sun and Replacement Windows

Winter Warming Tips for Your Bloomington, IN, IN 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 Bloomington, IN, so what else can you do to keep your home comfortable with cold temps?

Drafty replacement windows and doors not only mean decreased comfort, they may 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 during 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 from your home’s other replacement windows.

  • Consider buying replacement windows. If you have drafty old windows it may be time to swap them out with new energy efficient windows to increase your comfort and help reduce heating and cooling expenses.

  • Take advantage of heavyweight drapes. Using 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 better warming effect.

  • Hang floor-length drapes. Using floor length drapes in door openings is almost forgotten, but can provide you the chance to keep drafts from rooms or different floors far away. If there are areas in your home that don’t need to be heated constantly, there are a number of stylish ways to incorporate these drapes in to your home. 

Keeping a comfy home in Bloomington, IN is crucial when winter weather can be unpredictable, so why not use your replacement windows to help take care of that challenge. If you’d like to learn more about all of the replacement windows available from McComb Window & Door, come by the Bloomington, IN showroom, give us a call at 812-333-6371 or schedule an in-home consultation with the online scheduler.

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