Friday, December 2, 2016

Prepare your home for winter: foam insulators

Do the light switches and electrical outlets on your outer walls feel cool? Even worse, can you feel cold air flowing in? Stop the heat leaks with foam insulators. Packs are available for less than $5 at most home improvement and hardware stores, and they install in six easy steps.
  • Go to circuit breaker box and turn off breaker for switch or outlet.
  • Remove switch or outlet plate.
  • Use circuit or voltage tester to be sure power is off.
  • Remove pre-cut inserts from gasket and press gasket over switch or outlet.
  • Replace plate.
  • Turn breaker on.

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