Door weather stripping is an essential part of a home’s insulation. If you don’t have weather stripping installed on your door, now would be a good time to tackle this easy DIY. Otherwise, you should inspect it every year to see if it’s time for a replacement.
Do you suffer with drafty windows regardless of the attempt to correct the issue? If you tried to insulate those drafty windows by adding weather stripping or plastic sheeting, but you still have cold air getting in, odds are that your window frames were not insulated.
A few years ago, I showed you how to get rid of those frigid drafts coming in through your windows. Well, this year I wanted to show you how to insulate doors and get rid of drafts that make their way through your entrances. There are just a few specific areas where that cold air can enter, and likewise, there are just a few specific projects that you can do to stop them.
(How To – Winterize Outdoor Kitchen Sink – Photo by Ted Lare Design Build)
How To – Winterize Outdoor Kitchen Sink…
Well, the weather has really begun to get cold here in the South. So, I know that it is time to close down the outdoor kitchen and get it ready to survive the winter. If you have an outdoor sink, you may want to read this article to make sure that you have your sink ready to go, as well.
An improperly aligned door can cause drafts and unnecessary heating expenses. Not to mention, it can cause damage from the wear and tear from the wood rubbing or pulling in areas were it otherwise wouldn’t. This is definitely one of those projects that I categorize as “Not Fun But Must Be Done.” But, it is also a relatively easy fix that will save a lot of repairs in the future. You can quickly get rid of gaps with these easy door alignment steps. So, on with it….