apply weatherstripping

Apply Weatherstripping to Windows

Project Overview

Heat loss through your windows and doors may be costing you more money than you think. One of the quickest and easiest ways to reduce energy waste through heat loss in your home is to seal air leaks with weatherstripping. Check out the wide selection of Eco Options approved weatherstripping and read this project to learn how to apply it to your windows.


    a clean start

    Step 1

    A Clean Start
    Scrub all window contact surfaces with soap and water.

    Step 2

    To ensure the weatherstripping adheres properly, warm the application area with a hair dryer.

    Step 3

    Remove the backing paper from the weatherstripping and press firmly into place. Cut to fit.
    complete the job

    Step 4

    Complete the job
    Repeat steps 1 to 3 for all contact areas on all windows.