Winter Weatherization Saves Your Wallet And Your Toes

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Are you bundling up inside your home to keep your heating bill in check this winter? Weatherizing your home is essential for reducing energy consumption and those household bills! Beth Allen of DIY Hip Chicks shows Eye Opener that weatherizing can be easy using her favorite products for keeping the chilly weather outside this winter.

Sealing gaps, cracks, and holes around windows, doors, and pipes is one of the quickest and easiest fixes for keeping that precious warm air inside your home, and helping to keep that pesky cold air outside. Allen recommends Frost King products that you can find in your local home store.

Have an older home or stucco walls? You may be surprised at where air is seeping through in your house.

“A really unique product for exterior walls in your home are Electric outlet and switch sealers to seal out drafts and bugs,” Allen says.

Air deflectors and vent covers are also useful tools that will help to sufficiently weatherize your home this winter. Stop by your local home store and get your winter DIY on today!

Tune into Eye Opener weekdays from 6-8am on PHL17 and check us out on twitter @EyeOpenerPhilly and Facebook!

caulk

Good News

More Good News

Latest

More News