Draught Proofing

Draught Proofing

Draught proofing is one of the most inexpensive yet effective ways of reducing heat loss and saving energy in all types of buildings from domesic properties to large commercial buildings. It will often pay for itself within a year or 2. Draught proofing provides weatherproofing and creates comfortable conditions, so is vital for the elderly and very young.

Draught Proofing

Discomfort
Draughts can cause major discomfort in the home and in the work place, the elderly and very young this can be risk to health problems. Many older buildings in particular have poorly fitting sash windows. Draughts cause cold damp air to be forced in as the warm air is drawn out. A lower temperature is acceptable in a draught free atmosphere. There are several types of materials available - from brushes, foams and sealants to strips and shaped rubber or plastic. There are also often grant and offers available for draughtproofing or other energy saving measures. Draught proofing materials also guard against ingress of rain and snow, which damages internal decoration.

Can I draught proof my home myself?
Usually, yes – if you’re happy carrying out simple DIY tasks, draught proofing will be no problem. But some homes, especially older homes with single glazing, will be more difficult to draught proof – it might be worth contacting a professional.

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