Weatherproof Those Windows To Keep Cold Out, Bills Down

Jack Frost lurks outside your home like a slasher flick villain, and if you want to keep his icy fingers off your thermostat, you’d better make sure your windows are sealed tight.

A Wired How-To Wiki explains methods of weatherproofing windows. Tips include stopping drafts by lining the bottom of your window with rice-filled socks or beanbags, covering your windows with plastic and investing in an extra, thicker set of curtains.

What are your tricks to keeping your home warm during the winter? My suggestion: Move to Arizona, where the highs are in the mid-70s these days.

Weatherproof Your Windows [Wired]

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