Window Film Installation Westbrook ME

Local resource for window film installation in Westbrook. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to window coverings and window tinting, as well as advice and content on window services.

Carr Kevin
(207) 878-3626
25 W Pleasant St B
Portland, ME
 
Adams Auto Glass
(207) 797-6656
380 Warren Ave Ste 8
Portland, ME
 
Brockway-Smith
(207) 774-6201
203 Read St
Portland, ME
 
Bucky's Auto Glass
(207) 797-2025
61 Rainmaker Dr
Portland, ME
 
Accent On Windows
(207) 772-1088
500 Forest Ave
Portland, ME
 
Portland Glass
(207) 775-4191
832 Congress St
Portland, ME
 
Bryony Brett Stained Glass
(207) 774-1870
34 Hersey St
Portland, ME
 
Hammond Lumber Company
(207) 771-8880
300 Riverside St
Portland, ME
 
Applicators Sales & Service Inc
(207) 797-7553
400 Warren Ave
Portland, ME
 
AAA Window Washing
(207) 615-9907
503 Cumberland Ave
Portland, ME
 

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Outlets along exterior walls are common draft locations.

It may be a New Year, but winter is still in full swing in most areas of the country. There is still much to be gained, or saved, from taking the necessary steps to weatherize the home against unwanted air flow, heat loss, and winter's general barrage of cold weather. Weatherizing the home can save up to 30% on energy bills, often to the tune of $300-$400, each year.

1. Home energy audit

There may be some rather obvious problem areas, usually revolving around windows and doors. Having a home energy audit performed -- or conducting your own -- will identify specific areas where weatherization is lacking and provide you with a substantial list of places to start.

2. Windows, doors, and other openings

Windows and doors are almost certainly weak spots in the home's overall weather seal. For starters, installing weatherstripping around all doors and windows is essential. On the exterior, caulk any and all gaps between windows and trim and between the trim and siding. Also caulk around any other openings, including water spigots, vents, meter boxes, gas pipes, etc.

Secondly, look into upgrading old, inefficient windows with new, Energy Star-rated models , especially those with low-e glazing. Apply glazing to glass panes (be sure to follow manufacturer's instructions) or install plastic window film over all windows, including basement windows and especially those facing north.

3. Electrical outlets

Read the full article in the CalFinder Remodeling and Home Solar Power Magazine

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