I read that the most heat or cool air loss is at our windows. In my post “Dress Your Windows” on January 12, 2010, I shared that each window has a sheer curtain, blind and energy-efficient drapes. You would think that those three layers would trap any cool or warm air, but I go one step further. ..
…I Velcro the outside edge of the drapes to the wall.
1. I sew the soft side of “Sew on Velcro” tape to the outside edge of the drape.
2. I put the rough side of “Self Stick Velcro Dots” on the wall. I paint them the wall color.
3. When I hang the drape I push the Velcro pieces together.
This creates an air lock that traps the cool or warm air depending on the season.
One thought on “Drapes Make an Air Pocket”
Love the painting the rough velcor idea!! Brilliant!