Windows & Doors
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Window and Door Strips: If heat can be lost through a solid wall or ceiling - imagine how much is lost through gaps around doors and windows. A quick and cost effective and easy solution to block draughty air gaps are weather strips - foam strips for window and door frames and seals for internal and external doors.
You can purchase weather stripping from hardware or DIY stores that can be used around both windows and doors to reduce draughts. Usually self-adhesive, these weather strips are easy to fit yourself. The Raven window foam strips and brush or automatic door weather seals are enough to stop most draughts.
- Raven Door Brush Weather Seal
- Raven Automatic Door Weather Seal
3 questions & answers about this product
What are the main sources of draughts around the home?
Broken or cracked windows, cracks and gaps around windows, gaps under both internal and external doors and gaps between floorboards.
What type of door strips are there?
There are two main types of door strips:
- Brush strips which are designed for internal doors
- Automatic spring loaded strips for external doors. The benefit of the spring-loading is that the strip lifts clear of the floor as the door opens.
How can I reduce draughts around windows?
Firstly check the window's hinges and latches and make sure that they are tight.
From DIY stores you can purchase weather stripping that can be used around both windows and doors to reduce draughts. Usually self-adhesive, these weather strips are easy to fit yourself.