Weatherstripping

WalnutCreek Zone 7b/8aAugust 21, 2011

My husband always took care of this type of issue, but now that he is gone, I am learning to deal with these.

I have read that magnetic weatherstripping is the best. Initially, I was considering only weatherstripping the outside doors, but an now thiking about the windows, too.

So I have two questions:

1. In your opinions what is the best weatherstripping for doors?

2. And, what is the best weatherstripping for windows?

I am not doing the installation myself; a handyman is going to do it.

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sierraeast

What type doors, what type windows?

    Bookmark   August 21, 2011 at 5:53PM
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WalnutCreek Zone 7b/8a

The doors are doors to the outside. The windows are aluminum.

    Bookmark   August 22, 2011 at 10:52AM
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sierraeast

Understood the doors are exterior. What is the door type, fiberglass, steel, wood?

Are the windows horizontal sliders, vertical sliders, or casements?

Here's a link that might help. There are more on weatherstripping by using your search engine.

Here is a link that might be useful: weatherstripping

    Bookmark   August 22, 2011 at 12:54PM
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WalnutCreek Zone 7b/8a

Thank you for the link. It helped me understanding that one does not fit all when it comes to weatherstripping. I have decided to let the company the handyman work for furnish the weatherstripping.

    Bookmark   August 22, 2011 at 5:54PM
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