Winter Prep for Your Replacement Windows and Doors in Birmingham, AL From Caulking to Installing Storm Doors
The cold of winter is near once again in Birmingham, and there are a couple things that you could prep on your replacement windows and 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 couple tips to help keep your home comfortable as we go back and forth with winter for a bit longer.
your windows and doors. Caulking can help decrease the
amount of drafts in your home and it may help protect
you from bugs or other unexpected weather that comes
through Birmingham. Walk around your home and
ensure there aren’t any gaps or holes, and if there
are, get them filled.
at your weather stripping. Inspect the weather
stripping around your windows and doors, keep an eye out
for any worn out or torn pieces, getting rid of
old weather stripping where needed. Any sections that
are worn out or torn may allow cold air to sneak
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 almost all
other goods that have been around for decades, advancements in technology have permitted improved energy performance.
Replacement windows and replacement doors are no different, so why not start
saving money on your energy expenses now?
- Add storm doors. Adding storm doors on your home can mean you have another barrier to your home and can help with protection from bad weather and help lower air and moisture leaks.
Of course, there are a variety of other factors that will factor in to your decision regarding replacement windows, but these are a couple to get you on the right track. If at any point you have questions regarding our replacement windows, come by the Birmingham showroom, give us a ring at 877-680-9617 or set up an in-home consultation with us via the online scheduler.