LifestyleAdjusting your window for winter. A quick trick for warmth

Adjusting your window for winter. A quick trick for warmth

How to set windows to winter mode?
How to set windows to winter mode?
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7:08 AM EDT, October 30, 2023, updated: 7:32 AM EDT, October 30, 2023

Few people are aware that windows can be switched to a winter mode. Doing so can significantly warm up your house, and checking for leakage is straightforward. It's better to do it sooner rather than later.

When outside temperatures start to dip, and sunny days transition to rainy and gloomy weather, it's worth considering how to increase comfort and warmth in your apartment. While warm sweaters and thick socks play their part, if there's a lingering chill in the rooms despite having the windows shut, it could be a sign that your windows need to be changed to winter mode.

How to Switch Your Window to Winter Mode?

To make your apartment cozier, proper window sealing is vital. PVC windows, for example, have adjustable modes depending on seasons. Adjusting these settings minimizes the leak during winter and keeps the cold air from entering your home.

Wondering how to find out if your windows have this feature? Simply open the window and look at its side. If your windows are relatively new, you should see bolts spaced at different intervals on the inside of the frame once it's open.

Switching your window to winter mode involves altering these bolt settings. When the main indicator points to 3:00 AM, it shows that the window is in winter mode, whereas 9:00 AM indicates summer mode. 

Why Should You Switch Your Window Mode?

Changing the window mode is a simple action with significant outcomes. You can eliminate complaints about a cold apartment and reduce the need for radiators on full blast. As a result, your heating bills might also go down.

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