After getting storm or hail damage repair done on your windows, you might believe that there’s nothing else you need to do. Well, there is actually one thing you have to think about, and it’s a rather important one – your window’s insulation.
You want to ensure that all your windows are summer-proof. Here are some ways you can do that.
Weatherstripping has always been a good solution for those air leaks in your home. There are many weatherstripping materials to choose from. Home exterior and roofing contractors like Coxco Roofing can help you decide which material is most appropriate for your home.
2. Install Shutters
Window shutters are excellent insulators as they fit tightly and are very thick. Installing them can help you prevent air transmission between the window panes and the window covering. You’ll soon notice your energy bills getting lower!
3. Use Cell Shades
For practical and aesthetic reasons, cell shades are an excellent insulation solution. Those shades with more cells are more energy-efficient as these cells trap air to help keep your home’s temperature comfortable. Cellular shades are available in an array of colors so you can surely find something to suit your home’s look.
4. Bubble Wrap the Windows
If you need a quick fix that won’t hurt your pockets, you might want to consider getting bubble wrap and cover your windows with sheets of it from the inside of your home. Yes, it’s not going to look as good as the other options but it’s an effective temporary solution. This is a great option if you are have not yet decided on a more permanent way to make your windows energy-efficient.
5. Replace Your Windows
When your roofing is not working well anymore, you get a roof replacement. The same goes for your windows. If you think they are no longer energy-efficient, then it’s time to get new ones! Upgrading your windows with better energy performance ratings is still the best solution when it comes to insulating your home. Plus it comes with all the benefits of having new windows – easy maintenance, durability and beauty!
These are some of the best ways to ensure that your windows have good insulation during summer so your home will always be comfortable!
If you are in need of new windows or any home exterior services, call Coxco Roofing at (972) 441-2775 to learn how we can help you! We serve clients from Rockwall, TX, and nearby areas.