There is a stage every Washington DC winter when you can’t uncover the root of the draft in your home. It could theoretically be originating from a window that isn’t secured or sealed correctly. Even the smallest of cracks can make homes uncomfortable and cold, hypothetically resulting in:
According to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star program, you can save 10 percent on your regular energy bill, or 20 percent of your heating and cooling costs, with correctly sealed windows. To help cut back and reduce drafty air from passing through your home, it’s critical to be able to distinguish where these window drafts could be located and why. Here are some useful tips to pinpoint your Washington DC home’s drafts and examine for issues:
Once you’ve found where the draft or air leakage is coming from, the next step is to address the foundation of the draft or air leakage. As always, give the pros in Washington DC a call at (443) 201-7113 with any further questions or potential replacement needs.