Winter Home Maintenance – Door and Window Tips

Preparing Windows and Doors for Winter and Rain

winter home maintenance Winter for Southern California residents is a bit of a foreign concept, but energy efficiency is a well-known fact. Did you know that drafty doors and windows are responsible for up to 40% of your home’s energy loss? Before temperatures begin to drop, now’s the time to prepare your home for potential rain and cooler weather. If you can answer yes to any of the following questions, then these winter home maintenance tips are exactly what your doors and windows need:

Can you feel the temperature rise or drop when you walk near your door? Is there a draft even when your doors are closed? Is your door difficult to open or close? Have you noticed moisture between window panes? If so, keep reading to learn how to properly prepare your windows and doors for winter and rain.Read more

Be Proactive With Leaky Windows and Doors Before More El Nino Rains

Cute baby girl looking outside through the window during rain


Our phones have been ringing like crazy since we’ve had the recent rains here in the desert, with homeowners dealing with leaks and drafts and looking for repairs. And beware, weather forecasters are predicting more rain in the coming months with some El Nino conditions. At California Window & Door, we offer these suggestions when dealing with leaky windows.


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