Don’t let drafty windows make you miserable this winter. Drafty windows lead to more expensive heating bills and make your home less comfortable in the cold weather months. If you want to make your home cozy this winter, besides cuddling under some warm blankets and lighting the fireplace, there are a few things you can do to make your windows more insulated. Read on for our best tips:
Quick Insulation Fix
Window insulation film kits are available at most hardware stores and online. They are inexpensive, and typically include a plastic shrink film that can be attached to the indoor window frame with tape. Some kits require to be heated once on the window with a hair dryer in order to shrink the film to fit the window and smooth the film. This is easy to apply and easy to take off at any time. One disadvantage is that it is not the most attractive fix, but it is a fast and simple solution that will help increase window insulation.
Cellular shades are window treatments that consist of specially designed pleated fabric forming honey-comb-shaped cellular compartments. These compartments, also known as cells, provide a high amount of insulation that can contribute toward huge energy savings on your heating bills this winter.
While during the summer you may prefer airy, light draperies, during the winter those will do nothing to help insulation the windows and regulate the interior temperature. Investing in some seasonal, heavier draperies that will provide real insulation is a great idea for those also wishing to add a little style to their homes. When winter is over, simply store the heavier draperies in the closet and pull out those thin, airy white draperies for your summer style.
Window Insulating Treatments in Kansas City
Blinds To Go carries a wide variety of shutters, draperies, shades, and other window treatments. Call today at (816) 920-0260 in the Kansas City area.