The dead of winter is near once again in South Portland, and there are a couple 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 put up with winter for a little while longer.
your windows and doors. Caulking can help reduce the
amount of drafts in your home and it may help guard
you from bugs or other unpredictable weather that heads to South Portland. Walk around your home and
ensure there aren’t any gaps or holes, and if there
are, get them taken care of.
- Inspect your weather stripping. Inspect the weather
stripping around your windows and doors, keep an eye out
for any worn out or torn pieces, swapping out weather stripping where needed. Any parts 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 normally
aren’t as energy efficient as newer windows. Like almost all
other products that have been around for decades, developments in technology have enabled better energy performance.
Replacement windows and replacement doors are no different, so why not start
saving money on your energy bills now?
storm doors. Installing storm doors on your home can mean
you have another level of defense for your
home and can help with protection from severe weather and help decrease
air and moisture leaks.
Of course, there are a number
of other factors that will factor in
to your decision regarding replacement windows, but these are a
couple to keep you on the right track. If at any point
you have questions regarding our replacement windows, come by
the South Portland showroom, give us a call at
207-253-1856 or arrange an in-home consultation
with us via the online