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Winter Prep for Your Replacement Windows and Doors in Owensboro, KY  From Caulking to Installing Storm Doors

Winter Prep for Your Replacement Windows and Doors in Owensboro, KY From Caulking to Installing Storm Doors

The middle of winter is upon us once again in Owensboro, and there are a couple things that you could address with your replacement windows and doors to help you take on 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 cozy as we deal with winter for a bit longer. 

  • Re-caulk your windows and doors. Caulking can help lower the amount of drafts in your home and it can help guard you from bugs or other unpredictable weather that comes through Owensboro. Walk around your home and be sure there aren’t any gaps or holes, and if there are, get them handled.

  • Look at your weather stripping. Inspect the weather stripping around your windows and doors, check for any worn out or torn pieces, swapping out weather stripping where needed. Any sections that are worn out or torn could allow cold air to creep in your home and cause the heating and cooling system to work harder] because of that lost warm air.

  • Get 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 a while, advancements in technology have permitted increased 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 bring another level of defense for your home and can help with protection from severe weather and help reduce air and moisture leaks.

Of course, there are a number of other variables that will impact 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, drop by the Owensboro showroom, give us a call at 270-684-3028 or set up an in-home consultation with us via the online scheduler.


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