Maintenance of the home requires the understanding of even a minor task because sometimes something may seem trivial but it could have a greater collective impact and this is the case of door seals. You may think that these are just little spaces but if you have multiple windows and doors in the same room then collectively these could the major source of bringing dust, insects, and heat or cold air in to your house. In order to get rid of these and maintain the temperature and the air quality of the home it is important that you install the best door seals.
What material is the best for door seals?
Vinyl are flexible door seals which are not expensive and could be installed easily since these are self-adhesive. Other type of materials includes the foam which is effective but the installation of these could be difficult. The most expensive material of door seal is the rubber since it has the most efficiency and durability but the installation of these are difficult.
How can you install the door seals?
When you have decided on what kind of material you want to use then the next steps will be the installation and even though each one of these materials has somewhat different installation but the basic steps are common in which you measure the perimeter of the door and once you have the measurements, cut the door seals with the margin of the 10 percent to avoid any error. The thickness and the width of the door seal is also your choice and is dependent on the measurements of the door that you provide. Some considerations that could help you from common mistakes is that you should measure the door two times and then cut the door seal. It is better to use single strips for each side and one of the most important thing is that you need to make sure the door opens and closes easily with these installed and during the opening and closing the door seals do not come out or leave any space. If you had some kind of door seal already installed, then you need to properly remove these and then you have to be careful around the corners since it is the trickiest part for the installation of the door seals.
Benefits of door seals:
It has been observed that the houses which have good window and door seals from Bismac Pty Ltd save 20 percent more energy and if 20 percent energy is saved then this in turns reduce the 20 percent cost of bills which sums up to significant amount for a year.