Entry #1848, November 20, 2012
When it’s getting cold outside, your concern is to keep your home warm inside. This is to maintain a comfortable temperature for the whole family. It is also important to take into considerations some of the simple things that often overlooked but are essential in the keeping your home warm this winter.
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Here are some effective ideas to provide warmth in your home:
Cover all possible air leaks
The simplest way to regulate the temperature in your home is to lock down all possible entry of air outside. You can check out your windows, doors and other areas at home are potential entry point of air. Spending a reasonable amount for repairing and concealing is worth every penny. Consider using external wall insulation in your home to keep your home warm, and increase your batt insulation inside walls for added warmth from the outdoors.
Assess your curtains and its materials
When the season changes, your home should adapt to the environment. For instance, your curtains should be able to sustain the cold conditions during winter. It is highly recommended to use a heavier type of materials like velvet. The more appropriate your curtain materials, the better insulation you get from the conditions outside your home.
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Consider having a barn door
The idea of having a barn door is to protect your glass doors from the snow. This will not only provide warmth but a separation from snow and draft to penetrate on your glass door easily. In other words, this will serve as a protective shield for your property.
Use draft stoppers
This will serve as your secondary sealer to ensure that the cold air to get inside your home. This is perfect for your windows and doors that are primarily the entry point of air. You can do this by yourself or purchase them in your favorite store.
These are just some of the creative ways to keep your home warm this winter. You can spend time on weekends to accomplish the above-mentioned ideas one at a time.
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