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Window Insulation

The Benefits of Window Insulation Film

Window insulation film is one way to improve your window’s performance. It is fairly inexpensive and easy to install. But that’s not all. Window films also have one of the highest performances per dollar spent. Let’s take a look at some of the benefits. What is Window Insulation Film? Window insulation film, also sold in a window insulation kit, is a plastic sheet that is applied over the window. There are shrink films and static cling films available. With shrink window insulation films, you will be using double-sided tape and a hair dryer or heat gun.  This creates a tight

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DIY Window Insulation – 4 Ways to Cheaply Insulate Your Windows

Upgrading to energy efficient windows is the best way to reduce heat gain and heat loss through your windows. However, sometimes investing in good energy efficient windows isn’t an option. Or maybe you have energy efficient windows but want to increase your window efficiency even more. How can you achieve that? When you raise the R-value rating of your windows through insulation methods you can reduce heat gain in the summer and heat loss in the winter.  These DIY window insulation options can help you find the right balance between insulating your windows and managing your costs.  Caulking and Weatherstripping

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Guide to Window Insulation

Window insulation can be approached in two ways: through the windows themselves and through window coverings. In this short guide, we’re going to offer an introduction to both of these methods and help you get a foundational knowledge of window insulation. Insulated windows are a powerful asset for every home, being useful in both cold and warm climates. In a warm climate, high-performance windows are particularly useful as the temperature climbs towards 100°F. Good windows help in keeping the inside temperature to a more comfortable level. U-factor The most effective insulating windows have a low U-factor, and a high R-value.

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