The many types and styles of insulating window treatments available give you the benefits of insulation without having to compromise your home's décor. Knowing what options are available will help you select curtains that will look great, minimize heat transfer and provide some soundproofing. Take this quiz to see how good is your knowledge of insulated curtains.
Insulated curtains have how many major benefits?
How do insulating curtains act as soundproofing?
absorb sound waves
On sunny winter days, what should you do with your curtains?
On hot and sunny days, what should you do with the curtains?
Why would you want a high R-value window?
withstands heat and cold
How does R-value affect the cost of a window?
A higher R-value has a higher cost.
A lower R-value has a higher cost.
The price is not affected.
Will I have to give up décor style?
Where may you have seen insulated curtains?
Where can you buy insulated window treatments?
Why are people searching for new ways to decrease energy costs?
major monthly expense
rising energy costs
Where is a big source of heat entering and leaving your home?
Windows can lose heat in how many ways?
How do insulating window treatments deter a heat exchange?
deter heat movement through windows
increase heat movement through windows
no affect on heat movement
Why may a magnetic strip be installed with your thermal curtains?
hold curtains vertical
create a tight barrier
Used in thermal window treatments, what is the purpose of high density foam?
block heat exchange
What is a reflective vapor barrier used for?
prevent heat exchange
How can controlling heat exchange help with the energy bill?
use air conditioner less
use heater less
How do free-hanging curtains lower their insulating value?
allow air movement
stop air movement
How should you maintain insulating curtains?
If you have insulating curtains, how loud will you be able to blast your stereo?