It’s Halloween. You have finished work and are ready for a nice warm bath on a cold October night. Wait. What was that? A random cold wind breezed through your living room. Is it a ghost? No, you realize you just forgot to air seal your home for the winter!
To avoid feeling chilly (and spooky) at night, air sealing your home is crucial to ensuring you have a cozy night in. Here are three cheap and effective ways you can reduce drafts in your home:
Install Door Sweep
By installing door sweep or using an old towel to reduce the gap between your door and doorframe, you can keep your home cozy and save energy through keeping your heat inside. You can watch a tutorial here:
Apply Window Film
Do you know if you have single-pane or double-pane windows? Do you see water condensation on your windows often? If so, you might want to consider installing window film for winter! Window film and insulator kits is a great way to keep your cold air out and reduce water condensation without breaking the bank. Watch the tutorial below to learn more about this trick!
Insulate Attic Hatch
Make sure your attic hatch is well insulated! As warm air rises, it is important to not let it escape from your attic. Insulate your attic hatch could reduce heat loss and save money on your energy bills. Learn more about insulating your attic hatch below.
If you are looking for more ways to keep your home warm, check out our blog HERE for more information. Happy HalloWIN!