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Drafts Explained: Their Main Sources & Practical Solutions

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 by Chris Zorzy

Energy.gov recommends homeowners to conduct a personal inspection this cold season to eliminate drafts. You can start with your exterior corners, outdoor water faucets, and the area where your siding and chimneys meet. Drafts could also come from your doors, windows, walls, and roof.

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What are Drafts and Where do they Come From?

Do you ever wonder where air leaks came from? Well, there are few possible sources, but the main culprit is your old windows. As the top Danvers roofing contractor, A&A Services has worked with hundreds of drafty homes. We can tell if one is vulnerable to drafts just by looking at the windows. It could be your window’s worn-out seals or weatherstripping. If you suspect your windows are letting in chilly drafts, inspect them yourself.

With the back of your hand, feel the edges of your windows and follow the trail of air leaks. Old and broken windows tend to develop this problem over timeIt’s important to check your windows every now and then. Otherwise, your energy bill could increase and your home could feel colder than usual this winter. There are other sources of drafts, including your attic, doors, walls, fireplace, and basement.

What Kind of Solutions Does A&A Services Offer?

A&A Services is the go-to company for various home improvement services in Salem, MA, and surrounding areas. When it comes to drafts, we offer top-of-the-line replacement windows from Sunrise. As a Sunrise Vanguard Window Certified Installer, we make sure our installations are precise and of quality. We ensure a better fit – from your window consultation to the actual installation.

Our energy-efficient windows can improve your overall indoor comfort and energy savings. What’s more awesome is we offer many window styles that you can choose from. You can also pick from our wood grains, colors, and decorative glass packages. Our insulation services will take care of the drafts in your home. Our James Hardie® siding also ensures protection. With these products, you can wrap your home with better-quality defense against drafts this winter.

Stay dry and comfortable under your roofing in Danvers, MA. Consult A&A Services if you need new doors, windows, gutters, roofs, siding, and more. We are here to help you get the most out of your investment.

Fight drafts with quality home improvement services. Give us a call today at (978) 607-0881 today to get started. We would be ready to assist you and offer the best home solutions.