The winters in Colorado are beautiful. The picturesque mountains, the soft snow falling down and tourists looking for an outdoor adventure make our state feel quaint and straight out of a Hallmark movie.
But there is one thing that many people do not love about winter: the cold.
While it’s fun to get outside and enjoy the season with snowball fights and snowy adventures, when you’re home, you probably just want to cozy up and relax in a nice, warm environment. Fortunately, there are many simple changes you can make to help keep your home warm today.
Invest in Good Curtains
It is estimated that anywhere between 12 and 30% of your utility bill goes toward window-related heat loss. That’s quite a bit of money, considering it can be prevented!
Solid, sturdy curtains can help retain the heat within your home and act as a barrier against the cold. Investing in a good set of curtains can be beneficial for many years to come.
Add Area Rugs
Brr, your floors are freezing! Cold feet, especially in the middle of a cold night, are not pleasant.
Fortunately, area rugs can add warmth to your chilly floors. They are an inexpensive option for keeping your floors more comfortable for yourself, pets, and any little ones crawling around.
Remedy Any Drafts
Drafts, particularly under your doors, can suck warmth right out of a room and make your floors chilly. Purchasing a door draft stopper is a great way to keep the heat within your home, and the chilly air outside.
Unblock the Radiators
If you currently have furniture, such as a couch, in front of a radiator, it may be hindering the spread of heat in the room. The best way to prevent this from happening is to move the furniture away from the radiator. This will help the warm air circulate better throughout the space.
Leave the Oven Door Open
This tip sounds so simple, but it can be so helpful! When you’re finished using your oven, keep it cracked a bit to let the heat radiate throughout your home. Just be mindful of little fingers that may be tempted to touch the hot oven before it cools.
We hope you implement these simple changes that’ll keep your home warm this winter.
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