Get Your Windows Ready For Winter
The weather is about to turn chilly! Window and door maintenance is one of the best methods to stay warm while the temperature outside drops.
To make your living areas more pleasant throughout the chilly winter months, check out our top window and door winterization ideas.
Each season, properly storing your insect screens will prevent them from ice and other harm.
Here’s how to do it:
Remove the insect screens from the window frames to begin. Lay your insect screens flat on a stable surface and carefully wash them clean with a soft brush and soapy water.
In a clean, dry environment, store your insect screens erect or flat.
Keep Drafts to a Minimum
Each year, drafty windows and poorly insulated windows can raise your home’s energy use.
Here are three techniques to improve your home’s insulation:
Check for any leaks in the weather-stripping around windows and doors, and replace any that exhibit gaps, damage, or permanent compression.
Use sealant to fill any other air spaces around the window.
Make sure all windows and doors are shut and locked completely. Closed and locked windows give a better seal and improved energy efficiency.
Recognize the Importance of Humidity
When warm, moist air collides with cooler surfaces, condensations appears. Examples of this are a cold drink in the summer, or the glass on your window on a cold winter’s day. Condensation will emerge on even the best-performing windows from time-to-time, in face, because of their energy efficiency, it is typically observed more on high-quality windows. Reduce the humidity levels inside your home to help manage condensation.
Here are some suggestions for lowering interior humidity levels:
Make use of a dehumidifier
Reduce the humidity setting on your furnace (or turn it off)
During the day, keep the blinds or curtains open
Turn on the ceiling fans to help circulate the air
When you are in the bathroom showering, use an exhaust fan
Put Money Into Long-Term Solutions
If you are looking for a more long-term option, window option, window replacement can help you save money on your energy bills while also improving the comfort of your house. regardless of the season, windows and doors can be put in at any time.
ENERGY STAR® certified energy-efficient windows can help you save money on your energy bills and improve your home’s comfort all year.
Windows that are not installed properly can raise your home’s energy consumption year after year, resulting in higher energy bills and overworked HVAC systems. To ensure appropriate installation, consider hiring an expert for your replacement project.
Green Eco Solutions to the Rescue
Some of these chores can be a pain to complete year after year, during each freezing or scorching hot season. Start thinking about winter preparations now, and consider installing storm windows on your home. You are not only safeguarding your window from heat loss in the winter and gain in the summer, but you are also protecting them from the weather.
Contact Green Eco Solutions today to learn more about all of your window options and to get expert advice on how to prepare for the upcoming winter months. Get a FREE instant price for your next window project today and receive fast access to our best advice.
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