With rising energy prices, heating bills tend to rise at the end of each month. It then becomes essential to limit any heat loss in order to optimize energy consumption. To achieve this, you must start by preventing the cold from entering through your windows. An expert from Calfeutrage Élite tells you how to proceed. Have double glazing installed Double glazing is considered to be one of the best
Why caulk your windows?
When you are in your home, do you feel drafts of fresh air caressing your skin even though all the exits are closed? If this is the case, your home's insulation system is failing. You must therefore caulk your windows. Wondering why? An expert from Calfeutrage Élite answers you. 5 Benefits of Caulking Windows Reasons to push you to caulk your windows, there are several. Here are some of
What are the different products to use for caulking?
The level of performance of a caulk depends on the type of product used as well as its quality. On the other hand, not all parts of a house (exterior and interior) have the same specificity. Therefore, they cannot all receive the same caulking. So for an effective caulking, what are the products you should use? Here are some recommendations of Calfeutrage Élite. Various sealants for various parts
How to insulate a window without changing it?
Winter is coming and will be here with its share of very low temperatures during the day and at night. Now is the time to improve the energy performance of your home. Often, to carry out such work, large sums of money have to be paid. Fortunately, there are simple and affordable methods to optimize the insulation of exits such as windows without having to change them. Calfeutrage Elite presents
How do I isolate the edges of a window?
Good window insulation is an additional factor in saving energy. This saving is of the order of 15%. And when we talk about energy saving, we are referring, of course, to the reduction of the amount of the bill. Unfortunately, very few people are concerned about insulating their windows. If you want to further insulate your window, find out here how to insulate its contours. Choosing the right
How to remove exterior caulking from your windows?
Over time, the exterior caulking of windows wears out and loses its usefulness. In such situations, another sealant will need to be installed. It is very not recommended to install the new sealant on the old one. What needs to be done is to remove the old caulking before installing the new one. So how should the exterior caulking be removed? Equip yourself with essential tools It is not easy to
How to prevent air from passing through the window?
The entry of drafts into a house can significantly generate discomfort in the dwelling. These drafts can enter the dwelling through several exits including windows. In turn, this phenomenon can affect the thermal insulation of the house. Fortunately, there are ways to stop it. Inspect the condition of the house structure The first cause of draft entry into a house is the condition of the structure
Why perform residential caulking?
The windows and doors of houses are often overlooked by most homeowners and residents. These outcomes only become a concern when there is a glass breakage or break-in. And yet, even when these openings are not damaged, it is essential to caulk them. Discover the many advantages of caulking your home. Optimizing the energy efficiency of the home In a context of environmental preservation, issues
What is a weatherstripping?
Nearly 30% of energy leaks for heating are due to air infiltration. To reduce the heating bill, there are many solutions. One of them is the installation of weatherstripping. Find out here what a weatherstripping is and how to install it to reduce air infiltration. Weatherstripping It is a device for caulking the gaps and gaps in the various entrances and exits of a building. The weatherstripping
When/How to change a thermos glass?
To guarantee the comfort of life in a building, it is sometimes necessary to install a thermos glass. This device makes it possible to balance the indoor temperature of the rooms of the house. Unfortunately, it may happen that it no longer meets the needs for which it was installed. When should it be changed to ensure comfort in the house? How to change a thermos glass? Thermos glass: what is
What are the bad practices when it comes to window caulking?
To optimize the thermal comfort of your home, it is essential to limit energy losses and moisture infiltration. To achieve this, it is important to seal the edges of the windows using a suitable sealant. Window caulking is a highly efficient operation in this context. It can also be done by oneself. To have well-sealed window contours, it is necessary to avoid certain bad practices during
How to easily remove worn caulking from your windows?
Is the caulking of your window worn out? It would be interesting to replace it with another. At stake is the optimization of the isolation of your living space. Before changing thermos window, it is necessary to remove upstream, the caulking. There are simple and easy techniques to achieve this. Here's how. Be well equipped Changing a window cold cut is an easy task in itself, but you have to
How to prepare for winter?
As winter approaches, it's important to be well prepared and have a properly insulated home. In this condition, you will not have to work your boiler intensively, which would be heavy in terms of energy expenditure. How to ensure the maintenance of a stable and comfortable temperature in your home without spending too much? We invite you to discover in the lines to follow how to prepare well for
Caulking, a preventive against infestations
A dwelling with good insulation is a dwelling where comfort and security reign. Good thermal insulation prevents cold from entering your home during the winter. Also, during the summer you can enjoy the mild temperature of your interior. Nevertheless, insulation doesn't just solve your temperature problems. It also helps keep pests away from your home. A poorly insulated dwelling is therefore
The caulking joint: what is the interest and how to take advantage of it?
The waterproofing of buildings is of great importance. Different materials are used as insulation for homes. In Greater Montreal and many other regions, caulking is more popular because of its many advantages. It provides real benefits. Caulking seals are also very effective in providing great sealing. Discover all the interest of caulking joints and take advantage of good indications to make it