Gallery: 6 Winter Home Improvement Tips To Save Energy

 

TIP 5: Close up air leaks

Air infiltration is a major reason many rooms feel cold, but you can check for air leakage with a smoke stick. A typical culprit is electrical boxes on the outside walls. Cheap plug and light switch gaskets are easy to install, and all of that reduced air infiltration can make a noticeable difference. Same goes for outside doors -- replace those worn gaskets and seal the attic hatch.

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