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High Energy Bills? Check the weather stripping around your home. You may be letting money fly out the window!

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  • HandyANDY - Handyman & All Repairs, LLC
    HandyANDY - Handyman & All Repairs, LLC Marietta, GA
    on Feb 9, 2012

    Good point - we can actually replace damaged weather stripping....another good thing to do is check and/or replace the insulating wrap on cooling lines to the outside hvac compressor.

  • Walter Reeves
    Walter Reeves Decatur, GA
    on Feb 9, 2012

    Have I mentioned how much I enjoy seeing pictures of problems you find? Keep up the good work!

  • Jeff C
    Jeff C Broadview Heights, OH
    on Feb 10, 2012

    Heh, I tried and tried to weatherstrip my steel door but it was no use. Sometimes, the whole unit has to be replaced which is what I ended up doing, a new fiber glass door. One tip about Weather Stripping. When shopping, always get the weather stripping that is EDPM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer) rubber. Here is an excellent guide on the various types of weather stripping and where you'd typically use it via EnergySavers.org. http://www.energysavers.gov/your_home/insulation_airsealing/index.cfm/mytopic=11280

  • Property Inspectors of Atlanta
    Property Inspectors of Atlanta Acworth, GA
    on Feb 10, 2012

    Thanks for the tip Jeff! I'll remember that

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