The weather outside is frightful, as the song declares. And I have to agree; it’s bitterly cold, snowy and very wintery—personally, I’d like to take a long hibernation, or at least some time to snuggle down with a cup of hot chocolate and a good book. This time of year we tend to crave comfort, coziness, warmth and contentment. How can window treatments help our homes stay comfortable and cozy in the winter?
Kathryn Gravening is a Minneapolis window coverings expert. She says that windows are the easiest points of entry for cold air to invade your home during the winter. “Window frames, sills and panes of glass can not insulate as well as walls,” says Gravening. “Thankfully there are many products that can help.” Read the rest of this entry »