Are your energy bills higher than normal? Is your home drafty and uncomfortable? If so, it could mean your home isn’t as energy-efficient as it could be! If you’re experiencing issues like those, your home might need air sealing.
Air sealing reduces the amount of air that leaks into and out of your home. Caulk and weather stripping are commonly used—caulk for cracks and openings around door and window frames, weather stripping for moveable components like doors and windows—but there are other methods as well. According to the Department of Energy (DOE), sealing your home is a cost-effective way to help:
Here at Tidewater Insulators, we believe reducing air leaks is just as important as insulating! After all, air leaks can undermine the performance of insulation. In fact, according to the DOE:
This is why we offer an air sealing package as part of our Comfort Home Program! Our tailored package can help reduce air infiltration problems by helping ensure your home is air tight.
You may need air sealing if you’ve noticed any of the following issues:
In addition to window and door frames, be sure to check areas like attic hatches, vents and fans, electrical outlets, AC units mounted to walls or windows, etc.
If you want to insulate and seal your home in the southeastern Virginia area, contact Tidewater Insulators to learn more about our air sealing package!
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