Weatherizing your home has many benefits. First and foremost, weatherization protects your home from the elements, such as sunlight, precipitation (rain, snow, etc.), and wind. Furthermore, weatherization reduces energy consumption, which can help lower utility bills, and increases energy efficiency. If you would like to learn more about the different kinds of weatherization, as well as how it differs from insulation, check out the guides below.


WS1-resized-600.jpegWeatherstripping is the easiest way to weatherize your house. Learn how to seal openings in your doors and windows to keep the elements out and the interior air in.


Chimney Pillows

021200tm036-01-resized-600.jpegHave a chimney? Chimney pillows prevent heat from escaping through your chimney by blocking off small openings. Find out how to save money on heating and cooling with this inexpensive device.


Window Sealing

Rubber_Seals_in_window_and_doors-resized-600.jpegWindow sealing makes feeling more comfortable in your own home easy. This quick and easy fix is not only inexpensive and easy-to-do yourself, but it will also help you save on utility bills.

Window Replacement

window-resized-600.jpegIf you’re looking for a bigger weatherization project, then you should consider replacing your windows. Learn more about the process of window replacement as well as the pros and cons of undertaking such a project.

Window Labels

What do Window Labels Mean?

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