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3 Steps to Winterize Your Home
The official start to winter is December 21st but in Bucks County it’s here. If you have been procrastinating about winterizing your home, it’s time to get these 3 things done to avoid costly heating bills and potential disaster. A single weekend is all you need to properly winterize your home.
Taking these 3 steps will help protect your home from the cold, rain, and snow.
Fill the Cost Gaps
Arguably the single biggest waste of money is allowing heating and cooling loss. The small gaps where doors, windows and other material meet can be a conduit for migrating air. Drafts cause utility bills to increase with homeowners reaping zero benefit. Consider addressing these areas.
Windows: It’s important to remember that window caulking has a limited life span. As it cracks, shrinks and expands, its efficiency diminishes. Check it annually and don’t hesitate to replace it. Weather Stripping: If you live in a frigid region, weather stripping can save a boatload of cash. Most home stores carry products that act like tape and fill the seams around doors. It’s an easy DIY project that can more than pay for itself. Door Guards: Similar to weather stripping, door ... more
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