If you’re wondering where that draft is coming from inside your nice house, it’s most likely coming through your windows. It is not necessary to replace your drafty windows (or your sweaters!) if you simply insulate them to retain the heat inside throughout the winter. Or you can decide whether blinds or curtains are better for your home.
Sealing your windows for the winter is a simple and inexpensive technique to keep the chilly air out. Listed below are the best low-cost and simple methods available for insulating your windows.
1. Here’s how to insulate your windows for winter if you’re feeling chilly inside:
WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
- Towels and a damp cloth
- Putty knife
- Caulk gun
- Window film
- Expanding foam
- Thermal window treatments
- Draft ‘snake’ or stopper
Before you Start:
Prepare your windows Clean the window, its frame, and its sill before beginning.
Wipe off the surface with a damp cloth to remove any dirt or dust, and then use a soapy sponge or squeegee to thoroughly wipe the glass surface. When you’re done washing, pat everything dry with a clean towel.