According to EnergyStar. Take notes of any cracks, gaps or other openings, so you can return and air-seal them later. You can also perform a simple test to supplement your visual inspection.
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This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to save money and stay warm by plugging up energy-wasting gaps, holes and cracks. In this video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to save money and stay warm by plugging up energy-wasting gaps, holes and cracks. Learn how to seal windows and doors for winter in the steps below.
Drafts, or air leaks, can come into your home through windows, fireplaces and even electrical outlets, making your house feel several degrees colder and driving up your heating bills. Department of Energy. Most people automatically think to check for gaps around their windows and doors, and many will opt to use self-sticking weather stripping or a decorative draft stopper to stop air leakage.
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The Draft from Hell!! How many of you experience the following. Up until about a week ago, I had reached insanity from trying to track down a draft that was entering the house from 'somewhere' upstairs. My house is a 2 storey house with the stair case in the middle of the house and the stove at the back of the house.