Tips to Stop Window Heat Loss this Winter

Exposed or poorly protected windows can be costly during the winter. Did you know that you lose 30% of your homes heat through uncovered windows?

Now that winter is coming, we thought some quick tips for window coverings could help add some much needed warmth to your home.

Diagram Showing how to prevent heat loss through windows
Poorly fitted window covering lead to heat loss through windows

Tips

  • Use closely woven, close-fitting blinds or shades. Roller Blinds are a great option and can be customized to match any sort of setting.
  • Ensure there’s a snug fit on both sides and the top of window coverings to stop warm air from moving down behind the curtain and cooling. Roller Blinds or Honeycomb Blinds have a flush and tighter finish.
  • Close shutters, blinds or shades when you have the heating on, especially at night. By leaving your window coverings open, you’re wasting money and energy!

We hope that this information has been useful for choosing your custom window coverings for your home, though if you’d like some more expert advice or a free in-home consultation, contact us today and we can help!

Call us at 905-691-4455 (Oakville and nearby), 905-594-0220 (Grimsby and nearby)  or fill out our online form on at our website

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