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Here is a guide to solutions for insulating drafty winter windows including the pros and cons of everything from rubber sealing to shrink-wrap film.

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Plexiglass interior storm window for sealing old windows during the winter. (have this for bathroom window, need to make screen)

Plexiglass interior storm window for sealing old windows during the winter. (have this for bathroom window, need to make screen)Magnets

BubbleWrap - a simple technique for insulating windows with bubble wrap packing material.  Bubble wrap is often used to insulate greenhouse windows in the winter, but it also seems to work fine for windows in the house.   You can use it with or without regular or insulating window shades.  It also works for windows of irregular shape, which can be difficult to find insulating shades for.

Bubble Wrap Insulation During the cold winter months try this simple DIY method to insulate your windows. Simply mist windows with water and apply bubble wrap (bubble side on glass).

Did you know, you can use common bubble wrap as insulation for windows? I had heard of this bubble wrap trick to save energy before, but had never actually gotten around to trying it. While most ...

Bubble Wrap as Insulation for Windows

Did you know, you can use common bubble wrap as insulation for windows? I had heard of this bubble wrap trick to save energy before, but had never actually gotten around to trying it. Not for every window, but just an idea to consider.

A few months ago when we started talking about winterizing your home, there weren't many snowflakes on the ground and we definitely hadn't seen any sub-zero temperatures yet. But the world has since turned cold and all winter long we've been keeping toasty with what we consider to be one of the best insulation products on the market. Forget that plastic sheeting stuff—this is where it's at!

The Best Window Insulating Material For Older Windows

A few months ago when we started talking about winterizing your home, there weren't many snowflakes on the ground and we definitely hadn't seen any sub-zero temperatures yet. But the world has since turned cold and all winter long we've been keeping toasty with what we consider to be one of the best insulation products on the market. Forget that plastic sheeting stuff—this is where it's at!

Get an Energy Audit - An energy audit entails a series of tests,including the blower door pressure test(shown), that tell you the efficiency ofyour heating and cooling system and theoverall efficiency of your home. On thebasis of the test results, the auditor willrecommend low-cost improvementsto save energy and largerupgrades that will pay you backwithin five to seven years.Audits take two to three hoursand cost 50 to $400, but ifyou set one up through yourutility company, you may…

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Seal Windows with Removable Caulk - Leaky windows lead to major energy loss in a typical home. A quick, low-cost solution is to seal the gaps with removable caulk. Just apply the caulk over gaps and pull it off in the spring.

Located in the mountains of West Virginia, photographer Nick Olson and designer Lilah Horwitz have built their own enchanting retreat made out of discarded windows, on a budget of $500. The towering home away from home boasts a creative facade made of windows of varying sizes, giving it an artistic flair that is both rustic and modern. More than anything, though, it is a representation of the couple's diligent and penny-pinching efforts.

Located in the mountains of West Virginia, photographer Nick Olson and designer Lilah Horwitz have built their own enchanting retreat made out of discarded windows. The towering home away from home boasts a creative facade (.

I have been doing this for about 4 years. It cut our winter electric bill In HALF. I'm not kidding. People think I'm weird, but I will never not cover my windows with bubble wrap.

We Found the Best Insulation Hack to Keep Warm Air Inside this Season

Time Savers for Busy Families: We Found the Best Insulation Hack to Keep Warm Air.

Easy DIY project to help keep cold and drafts out of your home that comes in windows. Removeable, reuseable, no more shrink wrap or other messy cling on windows. Could basically use anywhere you have a window. Could be good in an RV, Home, Treehouse, and more.

Resealable (Cat Proof) Magnetic Window Insulation Tutorial

Easy DIY project to help keep cold and drafts out of your home that comes in windows. Removeable, reuseable, no more shrink wrap or other messy cling on windows. Magnetic paint, magnetic tape and clear vinyl.

8 Ways to Seal Air Leaks Around the House

8 Easy Ways to Seal Air Leaks Around the House

8 Ways to Seal Air Leaks Around the House (recessed lighting, windows, attic, sill plate etc.

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