The cold of winter is near once again in Des Moines, and there are a handful
of things that you could address with your replacement
doors to help you stay comfy during the long winter.
Whether it’s caulking your windows or doors or adding a storm door, here are a few tips to help keep your home comfortable as we go
back and forth with winter for a little while longer.
your windows and doors. Caulking can help reduce the
amount of drafts in your home and it can help protect
you from bugs or other crazy weather that comes
through Des Moines. Walk around your home and
be sure there aren’t any gaps or holes, and if there
are, get them taken care of.
at your weather stripping. Look at the weather
stripping around your windows and doors, looking
for any worn out or torn pieces, replacing weather stripping where needed. Any pieces that
are worn out or torn could allow cold air to get
in your home and cause the heating and cooling system to work more than it should] because of that lost warm air.
replacement windows. Too upfront? The truth is
that older windows and windows with single-pane glass usually
aren’t as energy efficient as newer windows. Like almost all
other things that have been around for decades, advancements in technology have allowed
for improved energy performance.
Replacement windows and replacement doors are no different, so why not start
saving money on your energy costs now?
storm doors. Getting storm doors on your home can bring another safeguard for your
home and can help with protection from severe weather and help lower
air and moisture leaks.
Of course, there are a variety
of other variables that will impact your decision regarding replacement windows, but these are a few to get you on the right track. If at any point
you have questions regarding our replacement windows, stop by
the Des Moines showroom, give us a shout at
515-219-7723 or schedule an in-home consultation
with us via the online