«

»

Print this Post

8 Easy Ways to Seal Air Leaks Around the House

8 Easy Ways to Seal Air Leaks Around the House

8 Easy Ways to Seal Air Leaks Around the House

8 Easy Ways to Seal Air Leaks Around the House

A typical family home has about a third of its annual heating and cooling cost based on air leaks into or out of the house through unintended gaps and cracks. You can plug up many of the leaks yourself and be able to recoup a lot of what was lost. It’s among the most cost-effective things you can do to conserve energy and also increase comfort.

The main places I look are around the attic. You wouldn’t believe how much energy escapes through here. Check for the open stud cavities up here and fill them in with insulated drywall or fiberglass depending on the situation. Also double check your weather stripping on your doors and even windows. this doesn’t take long but is another high loss area to make sure. For more ideas check here.

8 Easy Ways to Seal Air Leaks Around the House

Permanent link to this article: http://www.iseeidoimake.com/8-easy-ways-to-seal-air-leaks-around-the-house/