Do It Yourself Weatherproofing

June 24, 2010  //  Posted by: qwcdirect  //  Category: DIY Home Tips, Home Decor, Home Improvement

When it comes to extreme weather conditions many homeowners suffer greatly but with easy weather proofing ideas, they will no longer have a hard time come these times. There are many ways in which the homeowner can weatherproof their homes.

The homeowners can install a new door threshold which seals the opening as well as improve the doors appearance. They should also consider insulating pipes ducts and water heaters to obtain maximum efficiency in keeping warm and minimizing energy loss. To keep the out the homeowner need to install doors that not only keep the breeze out but also cushion the door to prevent slamming. The wind can also be kept away by applying self-sticking weather strip tapes of foam or rubber or by nailing on strips and gaskets. Some of the most important part of the home to weather proof is the basement as they are exposed to different weather conditions.

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