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How To Check And Fix Drafty Windows

Raj Kain
Publication date:
May 20, 2022
Article Summary: 

This article provides guidelines on how to detect drafty windows and how to fix them. Having drafty windows can increase energy bills and cause discomfort. Checking for drafty windows can be done through a visual inspection, checking for loose windows, smoke tests, or technical tests. Fixing drafty windows can be done by applying caulking, weatherstripping, using shrink film or shrink wrap, nail polish, or replacing loose or leaking glass. The article suggests that checking for drafty windows is best done on windy days or when there is a substantial difference between the indoor and outdoor temperature. The fixes presented in the article can improve the energy efficiency of a house, saving money and increasing comfort.


drafty windows, detect, fix, energy bills, visual inspection, loose windows, smoke test, technical test, caulking, weatherstripping, shrink film, nail polish, replace glass, energy efficiency.

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Raj Kain
How To Check And Fix Drafty Windows
May 20, 2022
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