In this episode we talk about getting your home ready for winter. We are just now experiencing our first cooler nights so there is still time to get ready. I hope you enjoy part 1 of Getting Ready for Winter.
In this episode we talk about performing a poor man’s energy audit using a candle. This will tell you whether or not doors or windows are allowing cold air in and warm air out.
Products I mentioned in this episode
There are various thicknesses of the weather stripping that can be used to help prevent heat loss. These products may be available at your local hardware store.
Frost King R734H Sponge Rubber Foam Tape 3/4″ W X 7/16″ H X 10′ L, Black
3M Indoor Window Insulator Kit, 5-Window
Dundas Jafine TDIDVKZW ProFlex Indoor Dryer Vent Kit with 4-Inch by 5-Foot ProFlex Duct
The heater and inverter I mentioned is below.
BESTEK® 2 AC Outlets 1000W Power Inverter DC 12V to AC 110V Car Inverter Power Supply DC Adapter Laptop Charger Notebook Adapter DC charger AC Adapter with Battery Clamps and Car Cigarette Lighter Plug
Mr. Heater MH18B, Portable Propane Heater
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