Weatherizing & Winterizing

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A caulking gun next to a window in preparation for insulation in winter.
5 Ways to Insulate Windows for Winter

Here's some quick and effective measures to seal drafty windows during the harsh winter months.

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Does Your Apartment Have Poor Insulation?

Here are some tips to keep apartments comfortable in winter.

Caulking a door frame.
Winterizing Your Home: Window and Door Caulking

Caulking is an inexpensive way to winterize your home.

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10 Simple Steps for Indoor Winterization

Give your home the special treatment for winter.

Wooden stairs in an unfinished basement.
How to Winterize Basement and Attic Areas

7 steps that keep the whole house warmer.

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How Much Weatherstrip Adhesive Do I Need to Apply?

When you are trying to apply weatherstrip adhesive, you need to make sure you do not use too much.

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How to Use a Backup Power Generator

Ensure you always have a safe and effective power supply.

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How to Choose a Garage Door Threshold

A garage door threshold is an important part of the design of your garage.

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Making Your Windows More Energy Efficient

Making windows energy efficient does not require a lot of time.

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Adjusting a Garage Door Threshold

Using a garage door threshold is one of the most practical methods of conserving household energy.

How to Maintain a Home Backup Generator

A home backup generator can be very useful during blackouts.

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How to Winterize a Trash Pump

Don't trash your trash pump by leaving it unprotected.

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Winterize a Home on a Budget

It doesn't have to cost a lot to prep your home for winter.

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Weatherization Tips for a More Energy Efficient Home

First, test your home for air tightness. On a windy day, hold a lit incense stick next to your windows,

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Getting Your Garage Door Seal Ready for Winter

Getting your garage door seal ready for winter can be as easy as making a snowball.

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Save Energy in Your Home This Winter

How you can make your home much cosier and comfortable in winter.

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Can a Magnetic Weatherstrip Only Be Installed on a Metal Door?

A magnetic weatherstrip is designed to stick to a metal door. u

Tips and Techniques for Door Weather Stripping

Winter winds can push unwanted air into your home.

How to Install Vinyl Weatherstripping

The skill to install vinyl weatherstripping can be useful.

Door Weatherstripping Installation

Make a bigger difference to your energy bills.

Window Weatherstripping Replacement

Window weatherstripping is key to energy efficiency.

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Door Sweep Weatherstripping

Stop drafts of air from passing underneath.

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Prepping Frequently Forgotten Spaces for Winter

Think you've successfully winterized your home? Think again.

Applying rubber weather seal tape to a home window frame to prevent winter drafts and summer heat loss.
Weatherproofing Options for People Without Air Conditioning

A 4 pronged strategy for surviving the long, hot summer.

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How to Seal a Garage Door Threshold

An added seal protects from hot and cold drafts.

Weatherproofing Tips

Are your doors inviting in the winter winds?

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How to Install Felt Weatherstripping around Doors

How to fix the leaks around those cracks of your exterior door.

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Weatherizing 7 - Weatherstripping

Some weatherizing products are quite specialized.

Alternatives to Felt Weatherstripping Your Doors

The most common weatherstripping material in use is felt.

Tips on Sealing a Door Threshold

Sealing and maintaining a proper door threshold properly.

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6 Causes of Window Seal Failure

Effective window seals traps heat in your home.

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Installing A Garage Door Threshold

A garage door thresholdwill protect your garage floor from weather damage, as well as give another layer

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Door Weatherstripping: Door Shoe vs Door Sweep

If you are trying to conserve energy in your home, a good place to start is by installing door weatherstripping.

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Door Weatherstrip Replacement Tips

Lower your energy costs with a few dollar investment.

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Sealing a Threshold

It's important to prevent moisture damage.

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Winter Power Tool Maintenance Tips

Follow these three essential maintenance tips to ensure that your power tools last during the winter and beyond.

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Installing Door Sweeps: 4 Tips

Door sweeps help to get rid of cold drafts.

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Weatherproofing with Door Sweeps and Door Bottoms

Door sweeps and door bottoms are easy to install and provide protection from drafts and weather on ill-fitted

Weatherstripping tape being added around the outside of a window.
How to Weatherproof Windows

Keep your energy bills at a minimum.