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If you are in the Laurel, MD or surrounding area and need to have your windows replaced, give Horizons Unlimited a call. We are your experts in home repairs like windows, roofs, and doors. Locally owned by Bill Gmeinweiser with over 30 years of experience, we are the trusted experts in home improvement and repair. We offer a long list of services for all remodeling and home repair.

With the cold weather getting closer, it’s time to make sure your windows are ready for winter. During the cold months, cold air can come in and warm air can go out if our windows are old, broken, or just drafty. Here are a few things you can do if you think your windows are drafty:

  1. Make sure your window’s hardware is locked so the sashes are snug.
  2. If you’re still feeling a leak of cold air, move any curtains or window treatments out of the way and hold a candle. When you see the flame turn horizontal, you’ve found a leaky spot. Do this throughout the window area to analyze the draft.
  3. Check any weatherstripping for drafts. If there’s caulk along your window, make sure it’s not dry or cracked.
  4. You can purchase a window-insulating kit which includes materials like shrink-wrap to help keep the cold air out and warm air in

If you’re still experiencing a draft, sometimes these home remedies are not enough. Your windows may need to be repaired by a professionally, or even completely replaced. If you’re ready to get your windows winter-ready, give us a call today.

At Horizons Unlimited Home Improvement, our primary focus is satisfying our customers. Our customer list has grown to over 7,000 satisfied customers. Please call us today at 1-800-673-3034. We offer free estimates at no obligation to you. Also, be sure to check out our gallery on our website at https://huimprove.com/gallery/. We have photos of past projects that we have completed that may give you some ideas on areas that you may want to improve in your own home. Our motto is “Service, Quality and Satisfaction is our ultimate goal.” So call us today to set up a free estimate at no obligation to you.