Summer is long over and fall is quickly coming to an end. Which means winter will soon be here! Although this means Christmas time and fun in the snow, it also means cold air and high energy bills. There are different things you as a homeowner can do to help keep energy bills low, and checking your windows for air drafts is one of them. Air drafts are hard to detect, but once found they can help you save big. Here are a few tips about air leaks in your home:
How to Find Air Drafts
First take a walk around the outside of your house, slowly and carefully. Do you notice any failed caulking? Do you see any gaps between the siding of your home and the window frame? If so, then you have found an air leak.
Inside your home inspect all the current weather stripping around your windows as well as make sure it is all in good condition and up-to-date.