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How to Insulate Windows for Winter

How to Insulate Windows for Winter

During winter seasons, the main obligation is to know how to keep your house warm. Many people insulate their house walls and floor in order to keep their home nice and cosy.

However, many people always forget to insulate their windows and thus leaving a space for freezing air to pass through. Apart from replacing the windows for the winter season, there are diverse ways to insulate your windows for you to finally start calling your house, home sweet home. One quick example is to transform your home with stunning new double glazing windows which will help make your home more energy and heat efficient. Thus, the following are different ways on how to insulate windows for winter.

You can cover with Window film

Generally, the window film effectively creates an insulating barrier which is between the interior of the house and the windows. The kit comprises of the plastic shrink film which you can apply to indoor window flame using the double-sided sticky tape. To do this efficiently, you can heat the film in order to shrink it and also to remove the wrinkles.

Removable magnetic window insulation

The magnetic window insulation is the competent solution if one needs to open the windows during the winter seasons. Intend of using the tape, the magnet can hold the insulating vinyl firmly, enabling you to have sufficient insulation for this cold season.

You can apply several magnetic paint coats to the window trim, also take the measurement and then cut the vinyl to fit the window. Then you can attach the entire magnetic tape to the vinyl. Magnetic tape will be able to hold the entire vinyl to the magnetic paint thus not allowing the chilly air to enter the house.

Cover the Windows with Bubble Wrap

The bubble wrap is a great method of insulating your house windows for winter. To do this, you can spray smog of water over the inside side of a clean window and then hold the bubble side which is the bubble wrap to the wet window. Then you can seal the edge of the window using a tape to block the heat inside.

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You can add thermal curtains to the windows

Thermal curtains feature a special lining which is capable of holding warm air inside the house during the winter season and it is incapable of blocking the heat during the summer season. Additionally, the thermal curtains can block out the light and help in reducing the noise. Thus, it is important to ensure that the curtains cover the window completely in order to fully insulate your house window for the winter season.

Make use of rope caulk to seal cracks

The Rope caulk is like silly putty which has been rolled out into a long rope which can be pulled apart and then jammed into a large space and gap in the windows. What you must do is to press the rope caulk to the window along the window edges. However, if one lives on a ground floor it is advisable to apply on the outside of the window for extra insulation.

We hope you found some valuable insight from this guide, if you have any further questions please do give us a call on 01604 945540.