The Secrets to Keeping a Winter Draft Out of Your Home

Oh the weather outside is frightful…

Do you get a chill every time you pass a door or window? Try one of these ideas to keep winter drafts out of your home.

 Start With Your Yard

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If your house is on the corner of Windy and Breezy, then starting with some wind-blocking hedges or a fence is a great start.  Bonus: this will also add privacy!

Invest in “Stoppers & Snakes”

via Etsy Store GreenDecor

Stopper, snake, whatever you call it, this draft barrier is a lifesaver and they come in all shapes, sizes and colors. You can buy one on Esty or even make your own!

Seal Leaks

via The Family Handyman

It may not be the most fun thing to do on your “Honey Do” list, but sealing doors and window will keep your home warm and your energy costs lower.

Not quite sure if your window or door has a draft or if your room is just chilly? Here is a great way to know for sure.

Lindsay is the the Director of Media Engagement for Coldwell Banker Real Estate and manages the brand’s media and social media department. She is also a licensed real estate professional. In 2017 & 2018, she was named a top 20 social influencer in the real estate industry in the annual Swanepoel 200 power rankings.

Lindsay lives in Livingston, NJ with her college sweetheart and now husband Joe and rwelcomed another Joe into her life as she became a mom in June 2016.

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