How to Detect Air Leaks in Your Home

Posted on on March 12th, 2015

Paper House and Heart in Female Hands over Nature Green Sunny BaIs your home as energy-efficient as it can be?  Air leaks around your windows and doors can leave you with high energy bills and wasted money.  Here are a few places you might want to check for cracks and gaps to help prevent air leaks in your home.

Places to Inspect:

  • Electrical Outlets
  • Switch Plates
  • Door and Window Frames
  • Electrical and Gas Service Entrances
  • Baseboards
  • Weather Stripping Around the Doors
  • Fireplace Dampers
  • Attic Hatches
  • Vent and Fans

Check out this article from the Department of Energy for more information on how you can detect air leaks in your home.  You can also contact our office with any questions you have about how we can improve your home’s energy efficiency by filling gaps in the wall with foam insulation.  Call 203-297-6337 to contact Good Life Energy Savers!

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