Home Tip of the Day: How to Check Windows and Doors for Drafts

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A window draft can’t hold a candle to this Home Tip!

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The temperature is dropping throughout most of the country and a drafty window can translate to big bucks on your heating bill! Here’s an easy and unexpected way to see if cold air is getting into your home through doors and windows.

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Victoria Keichinger is the Vice President, Brand Marketing for Coldwell Banker Real Estate. When she's not managing national media and advertising for the Coldwell Banker brand at work, she finds herself most at home in Jersey City, NJ with her pre-school crush turned spouse and son. A true Francophile, she loves to travel and will go anywhere there are ski slopes.

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