Strips & Sealant

Hi folks, I’m Jon Mullen the Energy Evangelist. This month we're looking at savings on your HVAC resources (that’s your Heating, Ventilation and Air Con), and today we’re talking about weather stips and sealant.

Let’s make it nice and simple. When it’s cold and windy, and you have a draft then plug it! This will help you reduce costs during both hot and cold weather conditions. You can easily plug leaks with weather strips or sealant. They allow you to more efficiently control the level of heating and your costs. If you have UPVC double or triple glazing and it’s windy then it’s time to run your hand around each opening window frame and feel if there are any drafts. If you find a draft this usually means the window opening mechanism is out of alignment or needs replacing, or the seals need replacing. This is a simple job for your local tradesman.

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