Sealing Your Home

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Save Money by Weatherstripping Winter and Summer

Door Frames Many different types of weather stripping materials can be purchased. This list contains

Locating Air Leaks 5 - Furnace Flues Sealing Techniques

The opening around a furnace or water heater flue or chimney is a major source of warm air into the attic.

How to Make a Door Draft Stopper

Stopping a draft with homemade door draft stoppers is one of the easiest ways to create an energy efficient home.

Get Rid Of The Drafts In Your Home

Getting rid of drafts can save you money during winter by keeping cold air out. When that cold air gets

How To Find Air Leaks In Your Home

In an energy-conscious household, an air leak can mean lost heat or cooled air, as well as a higher electric

How to Frame Door Openings

While door opening framing is a simple and easy home improvement project, it requires you to maintain

How To Windproof Your Home

In the dead of winter when the wind starts to howl, you will be very glad you took the time to windproof

How to Extend Frames for Door Openings

Sometimes door openings are not the right size for the doors you want to put in them. That creates a

How to Shape Steel Studs Around Irregular Corners

Shaping steel studs can be a difficult task, especially when it comes to those irregular corners. If

Detecting Air Leakage in Your Home

In most homes, even some of the newer ones, you're almost certain to find some air leakage. By investigating,

Framing Walls With Steel Studs Part 2

Framing steel studs are the most common type of metal studs used for wall framing, as an alternative

Answers to Home Heating and Sealing Questions

Q. What can I put on the windows to keep the heat in the room for the winter and keep the sun out in