As the weather turns colder, drafts creeping in under doors and windowsills can really add to your heating bills. A draft dodger or draft snake helps seal out drafts and is an easy DIY project. Read on to find out how to make one for your home.
There were a number of innovative new doors and windows on display at the 2011 International Builder’s Show including decorative obscure glass doors, acrylic block windows, hinged door sidelights, and patio doors with blinds. Watch this video to find out more.
To improve energy efficiency and reduce maintenance on the Kuppersmith Project house, the drafty old windows were replaced with insulated glass, aluminum clad, wood frame windows. A special tape was applied around each window reduce air infiltration before the siding was applied. Watch this video to find out more.
Cats often enjoy sitting in a window to observe their surroundings, but it can be hard for a cat to perch comfortably on a narrow window stool. Watch this video to see how I replaced the existing window stool with a wider shelf to provide a cozy place for a cat to relax.