Eight Great Ways To Save On Heating Costs This Winter
By: Danny Lipford
Tip #7: Seal Gaps & Cracks
Small cracks around windows, hose bibs and doors allow cold air to infiltrate the home causing a more expensive effort to keep temperatures comfortable within the home. Sealing these cracks with exterior caulk or foam will make it easier and cheaper to heat your home this winter. Also, make sure weatherstripping around windows and doors provides a good seal, and replace if needed.
Find out more:
- How to Caulk and Seal Around Windows and Doors (video)
- How to Replace Weatherstripping Around Doors (video)
- How to Make a Draft Dodger (article)