There’s no debating that the climate
in Casper is changing, and when these changes happen, our homes
tend to bring out any issues
such as drafty windows or caulking that needs to be replaced.
These aren’t big concerns, but they can hinder
your home comfort and energy efficiency. There are normally
things that are relatively simple to fix
as a homeowner, like appropriate shades for replacement
Believe it or not, shades on replacement windows can
help to save energy and probably save you money on
your monthly energy expenses. Correct
installation is crucial to realizing
the greatest benefit from shades, but you can better
those results by implementing seasonal adjustments in
the way you use your shades.
During Winter Months:
- North windows usually receive
the least amount of sunlight, which means there
isn’t a good chance to gain heat, so leave the
- Replacement windows on the southern walls of
your home leave you with the best chance to offer you warmth within your home, so remember to keep these shades
open for extended periods during
- Your east and west replacement windows can offer a little added warmth during morning
hours from the east and afternoon on your western windows.
During Summer Months:
While you may not routinely
think about the insulation that replacement window shades can provide, they might surprise you. If you see yourself as a homeowner who works to better
your energy efficiency, shades on your replacement windows might
help you easily add something to the routine. There are a variety
of shades styles available at the Prairie Pella Wyoming LLC showroom in
Casper, so stop by some time to view
all of the options. Or, if you’d rather, give us a call at
307-234-1518 or schedule an in-home consultation
with us through our online scheduler.
- The heat of summer isn’t helpful for energy efficiency, as it can mean your system is running more often. Make
sure your replacement windows are closed and shades shut during
the day when summer temps jump up.