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Synonyms for weatherstripping

a narrow strip of material to cover the joint of a door or window to exclude the cold

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The first thing the auditors took care of was installing weather-stripping around the front door, where leaking air was producing a noticeable chill in the large hallway.
If you have larger gaps, check home centers for other weather-stripping options.
You can buy weather-stripping at most hardware stores.
By adding MoldWiz INT-1117EL to the recipe, an automotive manufacturer has improved the processing and release of foam weather-stripping used in recent car models.
Lines of thick weather-stripping tape, meanwhile, form the edges of other walls or architectural elements.
Seal up leaky drafts around doors and windows with weather-stripping, caulking, and door sweeps.
Students learned proper techniques for increasing a building's energy efficiency, including insulating, air sealing and weather-stripping.
Drafty spots on doors and windows often aren't noticed until a cold snap arrives, and that is a poor time to repair them with typical weather-stripping, which usually requires keeping the door or window open while the work is done.
Check the Department of Energy's Web site for a comparison of weather-stripping products at apps1.
Door hinges should be lubricated with a silicone spray, and spray locks and weather-stripping to prevent doors freezing shut".
Potential uses are in automotive weather-stripping, upholstery, rack-and-pinion boots, air-duct covers, and wire insulation.
Students, teachers and homeowners who now have the benefits of double- paned windows, solid-core doors, attic insulation, weather-stripping and new central air conditioning in homes, said the difference is quite noticeable.
tons and 1,000 cc injection units, these machines are said to be ideal for molding comers on weather-stripping, gaskets on tubing and other insert molded objects, according to the literature.
Rising industrial construction expenditures will promote solid, albeit decelerating, demand for products used in the construction and/or repair and remodeling of industrial/commercial structures, such as weather-stripping, elastomeric roofing, geomembranes, and rubber floor and wall coverings.
M-D Building Products, which was founded in 1920, develops, manufactures and markets a range of residential and commercial weatherproofing products, including door and window weather-stripping, floor trims & accessories, garage door weather-stripping, pipe insulation and a complete line of interior and exterior caulk marketed under both the Tower Sealants and DuPont[TM] brands.