Heating Hack: How to Quickly and Easily Insulate Around Outlets
Hey there! We've got an incredibly cool insulation trick just for you to beat that never-ending winter chill!
Insulating your outlet covers is like giving your house a snug, fuzzy blanket. It's super easy and won't break the bank, but the benefits are seriously awesome!
By adding insulation to those electrical outlets, you're keeping the precious warmth right where it belongs — inside your home! Say goodbye to pesky heat escaping through those sneaky little gaps.
So, why wait? Let's get this insulation party started! You'll be amazed at how such a simple project can make a world of difference in keeping you warm and cozy.
Becky at Flipping the Flip shared this tutorial on how to insulate your outlet covers. It’s surprising how insulating these covers can make a huge impact on your heating bills!
Get your socket sealers here and follow this simple tutorial.
**Before you begin any work with outlets, make sure you shut the power to the outlets and switches you’ll be insulating.
1. Remove Outlet Covers
Unscrew and remove your switch plates/outlet covers.
2. Prepare Insulation Cover
Choose the insulation cover for the outlet you’re covering and pop out the rectangle that corresponds to your switch plate.
3. Add the Insulator Cover
Next, you just need to stick the insulator cover onto the outlet
4. Re-attach the switch plate
For double outlets or switches, fit the insulator over the switch…
… and cut to size so both insulators can fit side by side. Re-attach the switch plate.
Heating Hack: How to quickly and easily insulate around outlets
That’s it! Your newly insulated outlets and switches will not only cut out drafts but will save you money. Happy insulating!
See the full blog post here: http://humboldtartdept.blogspot.co.il/2014/12/save-20-on-your-utilities.html
Get your socket sealers here & start saving!