Winter Prep for Your Replacement Windows and Doors in Mankato, Minnesota From Caulking to Installing Storm Doors
The dead of winter is near once again in Mankato, and there are a handful of things that you could address with 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 warm as we deal with winter for a short while longer.
your windows and doors. Caulking can help decrease the
amount of drafts in your home and it can help shield
you from bugs or other unpredictable weather that goes through Mankato. Walk around your home and
make sure there aren’t any gaps or holes, and if there
are, get them handled.
- Inspect your weather stripping. Look at the weather
stripping around your windows and doors, check
for any worn out or torn pieces, getting rid of
old weather stripping where needed. Any parts that
are worn out or torn can allow cold air to creep
in your home and cause the heating and cooling system to work more
often] because of that lost warm air.
replacement windows. Too straightforward? The truth is
that older windows and windows with single-pane glass normally
aren’t as energy efficient as newer windows. Like most
other products that have been around for decades, improvements in technology have enabled improved energy performance.
Replacement windows and replacement doors are no different, so why not start
saving money on your energy bills now?
- Add storm doors. Adding storm doors on your home can add another safeguard for your home and can help with protection from nasty weather and help reduce air and moisture leaks.
Of course, there are a host of other things that will impact 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, stop by the Mankato showroom, give us a shout at 507-625-6933 or schedule an in-home consultation with us via the online scheduler.