The overall market for vehicular parts, such as belts, hoses, weatherstripping
and engine components, will be affected by slower OEM demand, as motor vehicle production is forecast to rise only 1% per year through 2002.
To winterize your house economically, consider doing the job yourself with materials such as caulking, weatherstripping
and insulation which can be purchased at your local hardware store.
In some large urban areas, there are weatherstripping
specialists listed in local Yellow Pages.
is tape that seals gaps between the moving parts of a window or door.
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.
at the outside edge slides against the curved glass walls of the rotunda and the floor for minimum friction.
For example, consumer expectations for vehicles with quieter cabins will promote sales of higher quality vibration control products and weatherstripping
in motor vehicle markets.
If you have an older home, you could upgrade insulation, windows, furnace, weatherstripping
, and caulking.
You can also apply weatherstripping
between the sash and window frame--as long as it doesn't interfere with the window's operation.