The cold of winter is near once again in Traverse City, and there are a handful
of things that you could prep on your replacement
doors to help you ride out the long winter.
Whether it’s caulking your windows or doors or adding a storm door, here are a couple tips to help keep your home comfortable as we deal with winter for a bit longer.
your windows and doors. Caulking can help reduce the
amount of drafts in your home and it might help guard
you from bugs or other crazy weather that heads to Traverse City. Walk around your home and
be sure there aren’t any gaps or holes, and if there
are, get them handled.
at your weather stripping. Look at the weather
stripping around your windows and doors, looking
for any worn out or torn pieces, swapping out weather stripping where needed. Any sections that
are worn out or torn could allow cold air to creep
in your home and cause the heating and cooling system to work harder] because of that lost warm air.
replacement windows. Too direct? The truth is
that older windows and windows with single-pane glass usually
aren’t as energy efficient as newer windows. Like most
other goods that have been around for a while, advancements in technology have permitted increased energy performance.
Replacement windows and replacement doors are no different, so why not start
saving money on your energy bills now?
storm doors. Getting storm doors on your home can mean
you have another level of defense for your
home and can help with protection from bad weather and help reduce
air and moisture leaks.
Of course, there are a variety
of other factors that will play in to your decision regarding replacement windows, but these are four to start you on the right track. If at any point
you have questions regarding our replacement windows, come by
the Traverse City showroom, give us a shout at
231-538-2175 or schedule an in-home consultation
with us via the online