How to Install Window Weather Stripping

How to Install Window Weather Stripping

Reduce heating and cooling costs in your home by adding weatherstripping to your windows. Sealing gaps around your windows is a simple yet effective method in eliminating uncomfortable drafts in your home. Easy to install, weatherstripping is an inexpensive and long-lasting method to combat air leakage.

Skill Level: Beginner
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  1. Step 1 A Clean Start

    A Clean Start

    Scrub all window contact surfaces with soap and water.

  2. Step 2 Preparation

    Preparation

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

  3. Step 3 Application

    Application

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

  4. Step 4 Complete the Job

    Complete the Job

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

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