How can I cut the draft on my windows?

What can I do to cut the draft on my window sills? Last year I put a lot of towels
on the sills and it looked awful when we had company I don't want to put
plastic over the windows. Thanks for any help

  5 answers
  • Sharon Sharon on Nov 30, 2017
    Weather stripping and rope caulk work too.

  • Kim Kim on Nov 30, 2017
    I use legs from old jeans and fill with rice.

    I lay the Jeans flat and cut through both layers right up the center of the leg clear through the waist band. Sew the top of the cut front and rear pockets closed. Patch any holes.
    Then fold them in half lengthwise (right sides facing each other) and sew a 3/8” seam up the edge and then a 1/4” seam up the same edge. Then sew across the hem end of the leg the same way after you have cut off the rolled hem. Invert the tube and fill with cheap rice. You want some flexibility so fill the rice up leaving the top 6” empty. Sew the top of the waist band together well by hand. You now have a draft stopper with a belt loop for hanging and a little pocket.

  • Mary Walls Mary Walls on Nov 30, 2017
    Maybe make draft dodgers like we use under our doors

  • Cher Cher on Nov 30, 2017
    cover window with the puffed wrap used to protect glass when shipping

  • William William on Nov 30, 2017
    You can install foam weatherstripping on the bottom of the window. When you close the window the foam compresses and prevents air infiltration. You can also install it all around the window frame to seal the window. Go to your local hardware store or home center and ask for assistance. They can help you out.