Every winter, Colorado residents bundle up and crank up the thermostat to fend off freezing temperatures. But are you keeping your apartment as warm as you can? Neglecting your apartment in Denver, Boulder, Aspen, or in any of the other freezing cold cities in Colorado can cause severe damage down the road. Try following these steps so that your apartment won’t be damaged by winter weather.
1. Fix and Seal Your Windows
The first point of contact with the elements is often the windows in your apartment, so making sure they are in proper working order is essential. Cold air will crack the window frames and could even lead to extensive structural damage to your apartment. Fix any cracked or worn-down windows, and make sure to seal them with caulk, weather strips, or insulation film to prevent unnecessary drafts. Read the rest of this entry »