Size the storm window frame three-quarters of an inch smaller than the window opening to leave room for foam weatherstripping
to hold it in the opening.
In some large urban areas, there are weatherstripping
specialists listed in local Yellow Pages.
can also be used around exterior doors.
Think a car with cracked weatherstripping
However, fitting weatherstripping
to insulate your windows and doors is an ideal outdoor summer task that will put you a step ahead of the winter chill.
Zerodraft provides specialized retrofit weatherstripping
and distributes a variety of related insulation and sealant products.
Seal in heat by weatherstripping
and caulking around all windows and doors, cracks, and places where pipes, electrical wires, and ducts enter the home.
Crosslinking is a powerful tool for stabilizing structure in many applications such as wire and cable insulation, weatherstripping
, fibers, seals, gaskets, foams, footwear, flexible tubing, pipes, bellows, and tapes.
Chapters include easy-to-understand instructions on caulking, weatherstripping
and insulating; installing programmable thermostats and energy-efficient windows; charting energy use by reading gas and electric meters and utility bills; buying new appliances and following a seasonal home-maintenance schedule.
Other design details include Andersen High-Performance Low-E or Low-E Sun tempered glass for increased energy efficiency, adjustable hinges and durable full-perimeter weatherstripping
, a "rain drain" sill to channel water away from the home, and attractive Andersen Metro hardware available in two styles and multiple finishes.
Inside, they had seen a broken shower head and leaky plumbing, malfunctioning wall heaters and a front door without weatherstripping
that let in the cold.
They offer experience-based information on installing, replacing, repairing, and weatherstripping
different types of doors and windows.
would help, but I don't think they make any that would fit these window frames.
But don't raise the threshold so high that it presses too hard against the weatherstripping
on the door.
If the smoke stream travels horizontally, you have located an air leak that may need caulking, sealing of weatherstripping