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15 Low Tech Fixes for a Drafty House Winterizing your home can be a real challenge if you live in an old, drafty house or apartment. Luckily, we’ve found some low-tech and low-cost ways to make your home feel cozier (and possibly

15 Low-Tech Drafty Window and Door Fixes for a Cozy Home

Make your drafty home feel cozier this winter with these low-tech, low-cost tips for fixing drafty windows, doors, and other problem areas.

DIY Network: How to Make a Fabric-Covered Window Cornice (using foam board)

How to Build and Install an Upholstered Window Cornice Box

Add dimension and style to any window with a cornice box. This budget project is perfect for the beginner woodworker.

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DIY Lined Roman Shades

Hey friends! I get asked about my roman shades all the time. I decided it was time to change mine out, and I thought this would be a great time to attempt a tutorial. You

These bamboo blinds are an inexpensive way to add texture and control light in a porch. The blinds give privacy and block some light, but still allow small amounts of light into the room. This is an ideal treatment for a sun porch. Decor, Sunroom Decorating, Window Coverings, Bamboo Blinds, Curtains, Home, Sunroom Curtains, Sunroom Window Treatments, Home Decor

Ideas for Multiple Windows

Windows don't only stand solo, but often come in pairs, trios, or greater multiples. Whether treated individually or as a group, multiple windows in a room require clever window treatment ideas. See how these expansive banks of windows get dressed to the nines while providing smart functionality.

ENERGY FILM - A transparent window film that reduces solar heat gain in summer and heat loss in winter while allowing maximum visible light into the room. (Don't forget that even simple steps are a start to a noticeable difference.

Window Film that Prevents Heat Loss - Panacea for Post-and-Beam Homes?

Is this a product that is too good to be true or the real deal? As the owner of a Bay Area Eichler Home that has no weight-bearing walls and essentially is compromised of floor-to-ceiling single-pane glass throughout, we've grown to love the indoor /outdoor feel that our home provides however we've always had some general concerns about our mid-century modern 'glass house': - Safety: floor-to-ceiling, single pane glass is common with many mid-century modern post-and beam homes. While…

Window quilts to help lower heating bills. I used old mattress pads from Goodwill for the inner layer of mine. Window Insulation, Window Treatments, Window Coverings, House, Diy Home Decor, Home, Home Diy, Home Hacks, Old Mattress

Window quilts to help lower heating bills. "I used old mattress pads from Goodwill for the inner layer of mine."

Great page with details to make your own thermal blackout window coverings

How to make awesome thermal curtains - Appropedia: The sustainability wiki

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A Decorating Hack

(I bet some/most of you are surprised I knew that term! Interesting, isn't it, that a word that once meant something sub-standard, now is all the rage.) While last year's attempt at winterizing my living room windows was a success, it was a marginal success. I had sewn flannel-lined shades that did, indeed, block most of the cold that vibrated into the room, but they were awkward to fold up and tended to block a lot of the already puny wintery light. After mulling it around off and on, I…

DIY Insulated Shades-links to several sites with directions

DIY Insulating Roman shades

High R value Roman shades with a reflective inner layer

Wood trim and some plastic sheeting are all you need to construct your own interior storm windows. Windows, Diy Window, Mobile Home Windows, Window Repair, Interior Wood Shutters, Glass Storm Doors, Windows Exterior, Exterior Doors, Interior Storm Windows

Make Removable Interior Storm Windows - DTY - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Wood trim and some plastic sheeting are all you need to assemble your own interior storm windows.

 It's cold out--insulated window blind tutorial / Create / Enjoy Blinds For Windows, Home Fix, Window Insulation, Blinds, Home Diy, Insulated Window Coverings, Insulated Window Shades, Diy Door, Home Comforts

Brr!! It's cold out--insulated window blind tutorial

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The Homemade Thermal Window Shades - Green Homes - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Simple, money-saving thermal window shades made from insulated fabric with Velcro edging keeps temperatures moderate and eliminates window heat waste.

Belgian Heavyweight Textured Linen Flat Roman Shade - Restoration Hardware - for bedroom and kitchen windows New Homes, Window Coverings, Flat Roman Shade, House, Home, Blinds Design, Linen Roman Shades, House Blinds, Window Shades

Roman Blinds - My Top 10 Favourites - Making your Home Beautiful

Roman Blinds are a great option for window dressings - My Top 10 Favourite looks are in my blog post

Keep winter drafts out and warm air in with window insulator kits. window insulator kits offer the clearest film and Scotch® Window Film Tape to hold the film firmly in place and to last all winter long.

3M Indoor Window Insulator Kit, Window Insulation Film for Heat and Cold, 5 - 3'x5' Windows

3M Indoor Window Insulator Kit, Window Insulation Film for Heat and Cold, 5 - 3'x5' Windows - Weatherproofing Window Insulation Kits - Amazon.com

You can greatly increase the efficiency of a window system by adjusting the design of the curtains. Try using a pelmet box or making your own DIY closed top curtain track.

Here's How To Make Sure Your Home Is Never Cold Again

Hint: It involves your windows.