Cold air coming from underneath window shade


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Old 09-30-06, 04:56 AM
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Cold air coming from underneath window shade

When the nights get colder you can feel the cold air coming from underneath and out the sides of the window shade. The house was built in 1999 and the windows are decent windows. The builder said that would happen because the cold air would get trapped in between the window and shade. So it's not a big deal but now my son moved into a toddler bed that is underneath the window (huge race car bed and that's the only place it would fit) and when I was laying in his bed I could feel a slight draft of cold on my face. Not like there is a fan blowing on you just that you can feel the temperature difference.

Is there a way I can alleviate this problem in that one window?
 
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Old 09-30-06, 06:32 AM
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Cold Air

Thick, floor length drapes will route the cold air away from the bottom of the window. A storm window on the outside would also help.
 
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Old 10-01-06, 06:48 PM
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Thanks, I bought some longer drapes today. They don't go all the way to the floor but do go about down about a foot behind his bed so the cold air should drop.
 
 

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