January 2011

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Button-Up Your Home With These Draft Dodging Tips

on January 5, 2011 No comments

Stop energy wasting leaks and cold drafts. Weather-strip entire door jamb of all exterior doors…front doors, backdoors, and garage doors. Caulk around the exterior of your windows to stop window drafts.

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Weather Stripping Tips

  • Update Door Step by Installing an Aluminum Threshold with Vinyl Seal
  • For Extra Draft Protection, Seal Bottom of Doors by Adding a Door Sweep
  • Inspect and Identify Your Door’s Current Type of Weather Stripping Before Replacing.

Window Caulking Tips

  • Scrape and clean the area to be caulked
  • Cut 1/4 inch off the tip of the caulking tube with a utility knife
  • Slide tube into caulking gun
  • Run a 1/8-inch bead of caulk between window frame and siding.
  • Smooth the bead of caulk with your finger or a popsicle stick.
  • Clean the tip of the caulk tube frequently to avoid excess buildup.
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