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10/11/2016
Weather strips around windows and doors can help you a great deal around the house: they keep water, insects, and inclement weather out, they insulate your home, they help you save money on electric bills, and more. However, much like everything else, they need to be replaced every so often if you want to continue enjoying their benefits. To learn how to do it, follow this guide.

How to Replace Old Weather Stripping

Out with the Old

If your weatherstripping was attached with glue, you can easily peel it back with your hands and a blunt object. You just need to find a loose spot and start pulling on it. If your weatherstripping was put in place with nails or screws, go through each of the pieces and remove them correctly. After that, you can easily just lift the stripping.

Clean the Surface

If there was any residue left from the old weather strip, wipe it off, or sand it off so you can have a clean area to work on. You may also want to fill in any holes left by the screws or nails. This will ensure that the new strip will attach to the window or door effectively.

In With the New

Before you begin, read the instructions on your new weather strip so you can work efficiently. Also, test with a piece of the strip to see if your window/door opens and closes comfortably with it there. If it doesn't, you may need a smaller strip. To begin with the installation, measure the area you'll be putting the strip in very precisely, so you can cut it and have an exact fit. Then, carefully attach the new weather strip in place (be it with the adhesive or the nails/screws).

If Your Home Requires Professional Property Restoration in Stormville

If your home was the victim of water seeping through your windows and doors, Zott Construction DKI in Stormville can repair the damage done. Call (845) 227-4141 to get a free estimate on professional property restoration in Stormville.