If your home is not quite as warm as you would like it to be, there are a number of solutions that might fix this problem. You will want to concentrate either on turning up the temperature in doors, or on preventing heat from escaping through poorly insulated walls and windows.
Indeed, most people pay little attention to their windows as a key source of heat loss. Glass is far thinner than the walls of your home, and as a result of this, it allows more warmth to escape.
There are a number of ways to treat windows improve home insulation. The most basic among these is, quite simply, to cover the glass with a blind or set of curtains. These will hold more heat than the glass, and serve the added functions of contributing to your decorative scheme and ensuring privacy in house. (more...)