A Weatherstripping can help homeowners lower energy costs and improve home comfort level.
Proper sealing of the exterior door can help reduce your home’s heating and cooling costs. Damaged weatherstripping around the exterior door can allow the outside air to enter your home.
How much does weatherstripping save?
Sealing gaps around doors and windows can make your home feel warmer—and save you 10 to 15 percent on your energy bills. But with so many different types of weatherstripping lining shelves at the hardware store, choosing the right one for a particular job can feel like a guessing game. To help, we’ve broken down the most common options by material and profile so that you’ll know just what to install to chase away the chill.
How much does weatherstripping cost?
An installation on one to five interior doors costs an average of $94 versus $137 for five to ten and $182 for more than 10. Likewise, it may cost $64 to install weatherstripping on a single exterior door, or $87 for two, $102 for three, $122 for four, and $141 for five doors.
How do you put weather stripping on a door?
To remove it, simply pull it out. Then cut a new piece to length, and insert it in the groove. Older doors can be retrofit using rolls of self-adhesive foam weather stripping or rigid strips that are nailed in place. Want Door Repair Queens technician to do it for you? No problem, give us a call to schedule an appointment. Call 718-619-4339.