Winterize Your Home Before the Holidays
Posted On: 11/23/2015 3:23 PM
As the holidays approach, Albany and Syracuse homeowners are looking forward to the good times that come with family togetherness. What doesn’t typically go through people’s minds, until it’s too late, are concerns about whether or not their homes are ready for Winter. Preparing a home before the holidays is the best way to go into winter knowing that you’re equipped for the cold weather that lay ahead, and the sooner you get started, the better.
Why winterize? Here are a few enticing reasons.
Winterizing Saves You Money
The holidays can be stressful for many people, as they often bring with them a great deal of costs. Between gifts, travel and everything else that comes along with expenses, getting through the holiday season with your wallet intact can be easier said than done. Winterizing your home can help you to save money on your energy bills, which means that holiday spending won’t hit you quite as hard. Many people avoid putting money into home performance projects because insulation, air sealing and heating investments are not visible, not glitzy; but the fact is that doing so can help to save you money in the long run.
Winterizing Promotes Home Comfort
There’s nothing better than relaxing in a warm, comfortable home on one of the coldest days of the year. If your home isn’t winterized, finding true comfort can be easier said than done. Don’t get left out in the cold this winter. Well-insulated homes in Albany help to keep heat from escaping, while those which lack insulation allow heat to leave the home just as quickly as it is produced. The solution? Call Zerodraft for a free energy assessment to check if your home is ready for winter.
Winterizing Saves You Time
Chances are, you’re going to be busy this holiday season. When you’re running around and just trying to stay on top of things, there’s simply no time to worry about drafty rooms or outlandish energy bills. Forget putting plastic over your windows or duct taping your doors, professionally Winterizing your home can help to save you the time, energy and headaches that come along with these concerns, no matter how large or small your home may be.
The First Step: A Home Energy Audit
It’s clear that the benefits associated with insulating and air sealing your Albany home are manifold, and insulation can make a huge difference when properly installed. The first step, however, is to start with a home energy audit from Zerodraft. Our team is well-versed on the proven science of home performance, and we’ll work to come up with a winterizing solution that suits your home entirely.
Don’t wait for the holidays to come and go. Contact us today to learn more and to schedule an appointment.