Stop watching your money go out the door! Gaps around exterior doors are costing homeowners hundreds of dollars annually so it’s well worth it to weatherstrip and reduce energy consumption and cut fuel bills. There are many advantages to adding weatherstripping to doors, and it’s a relatively inexpensive home improvement for a lot of return!
While we are in between seasons – NOW is the perfect time to install metal interlocking weatherstripping around drafty wood windows and doors! Getting cold air infiltration under control now can save you 10 - 15% on your energy bills. You can make wood windows energy efficient - learn more on our BLOG.
Interlocking metal channel weather strip is the only weatherstripping described by the Department of Energy as “exceptional”. Metal interlocking weatherstrip is by far the best choice because these products are superior to other weatherstripping materials in so many ways as our blog describes.
Proper weatherstripping is a critical component to improving the energy efficiency of wood windows and saving them from the landfill. This two-part workshop will focus on how Accurate Machine Made weatherstrip is made and produced by hand in the shop in Maine. The second part of the workshop will discuss the how, what, when, where, and why of weatherstripping, and its use to seal air leaks from windows and doors.
Does your work involve preservation? Are you a project manager or contractor for building restoration projects? Do you need to prepare budgets or review bids involving projects on older buildings? Are you interested in learning more about historic preservation practices and standards? This conference may be perfect for YOU! Come learn from the pros -
The Window Preservation Alliance's Annual Meeting features two full days of workshops, "shop talk with the pros" learning opportunities, and panel discussion sessions. There will be vendors on hand throughout the conference to show window restoration specific products. WPA Board Member and Accurate's owner, Marc Bagala, is hosting the conference this year at his shops in Westbrook, Maine. Accurate Shop Manager, Carl Bagala, will be demonstrating our manufacturing process and answering questions throughout the weekend. The WPA conference is open to members and non-members.