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Preparing for Heating Season - Sealing Drafts in Walls

Continuing our discussion of preparing for the winter heating season, we’ll take a look at sealing drafts. Many conversations about improving energy efficiency for winter heating jump straight into expensive propositions - new high efficiency furnaces, new replacement windows, and extensive insulation. However, studies have proven that much of the heat lost from a building is from the small, cumulative losses. We’ll take a look at some of the DIY steps that you can take before jumping to the larger, costlier propositions.