03/13/2015 03:55 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Insulate in Style: Tricks to Save You Money This Winter

This post was written by Laurel & Wolf and originally featured on Paintzen"s blog. Paintzen is a revolutionary painting service that makes the process of finding a trustworthy painter for your next home or office paint job effortless.

This winter keep your home warm (and save money on your energy bill!) with these easy window and curtain tips.

Hang Heavy Drapes

Swap out your summer drapes with thick ones for the winter. Cold air will have a hard time trying to make its way through heavy materials, so invest in some insulating drapes or thermal curtains.

Layer Window Treatments

Layer your window treatments to protect yourself from cold drafts. Hang drapes over your shades to provide an extra layer that will act as a jacket for your windows!

Use Honeycomb Shades

Honeycomb Shades are designed to insulate windows. The cellular shapes (which give them the alternative name Cellular Shades) create pockets of air at different temperatures. They actually make your house more energy efficient and save you money!

Hang Curtains Indoors

You can also hang curtains indoors near entryways to act as a barrier between air coming in from open doors and your living spaces. You'll see this in restaurants sometimes, but you can use it at home too!

We hope these tips save you money and keep you warm!


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