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After a while, the weatherstrips can deteriorate or begin to have cracks or tears, letting air see seep in. It’s important to replace your weather strips because it improves your home's energy efficiency and can save you money on your heating and cooling bills.

In this guide, you will use scissors and a drill, and if not used properly, it could be hazardous.

However, replacing weatherstripping is quite simple and helps improve your energy performance. This guide will help you replace weatherstripping and with some simple steps.

Onderdelen

  1. Entry Door Weatherstripping Replacement, Weatherstripping: stap 1, afbeelding 1 van 2 Entry Door Weatherstripping Replacement, Weatherstripping: stap 1, afbeelding 2 van 2
    • Use the putty knife to loosen the weatherstripping from the groove.

    • Push outwards from the groove using the putty knife, so the groove doesn't get damaged.

    • The groove is located behind the exterior of the door frame

  2. Entry Door Weatherstripping Replacement: stap 2, afbeelding 1 van 3 Entry Door Weatherstripping Replacement: stap 2, afbeelding 2 van 3 Entry Door Weatherstripping Replacement: stap 2, afbeelding 3 van 3
    • Pull out the Weatherstripping from the groove

    • Use the putty knife if assistance is needed by pushing the weatherstripping outward from the groove

  3. Entry Door Weatherstripping Replacement: stap 3, afbeelding 1 van 1
    • After removing the weatherstripping, measure the door frame using the measuring tape.

  4. Entry Door Weatherstripping Replacement: stap 4, afbeelding 1 van 2 Entry Door Weatherstripping Replacement: stap 4, afbeelding 2 van 2
    • After measuring the door use a pen to mark the new weatherstrip and cut it with the scissors.

    • Be careful when handling scissors.

  5. Entry Door Weatherstripping Replacement: stap 5, afbeelding 1 van 2 Entry Door Weatherstripping Replacement: stap 5, afbeelding 2 van 2
    • Using the putty knife, push the new weatherstripping into the door groove.

  6. Entry Door Weatherstripping Replacement: stap 6, afbeelding 1 van 3 Entry Door Weatherstripping Replacement: stap 6, afbeelding 2 van 3 Entry Door Weatherstripping Replacement: stap 6, afbeelding 3 van 3
    • Repeat the process from steps 1-5 for the weatherstrip for the top and left of the doorframe.

  7. Entry Door Weatherstripping Replacement: stap 7, afbeelding 1 van 1
    • Now measure the door’s width using the measuring tape.

  8. Entry Door Weatherstripping Replacement: stap 8, afbeelding 1 van 2 Entry Door Weatherstripping Replacement: stap 8, afbeelding 2 van 2
    • Install the Door Sweep by drilling it in using a cordless drill.

    • Drill can be hazardous if not handled with care

Conclusie

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

Agilakumaran Shanmugalingam

Lid sinds: 10-05-21

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