Save Energy with Wall Plate Gaskets and Sealers One way we are told to save on our heating and cooling bills is to seal every crack or crevice in the walls in our homes. What this would entail is hiring a contractor to inspect for any leakages on the insulator and check every seal on the doors and window trims, etc. This way seems to be time consuming, and takes a lot of effort and perhaps even very expensive, and it might not even be able to cover everything that needs to be sealed. Have you ever wondered how many electrical outlet and switches you have in your entire home? If you can think of at least twenty of these, then that is more than enough cracks on your walls which is just like not closing your door properly. And if you are the kind of person who is very contentious about waste, this is enough reason to replace your entire socket and switch plates with insulated wall plate systems for your maximum saving. The sealer material is similar to those double sided tapes that we commonly find in supply stores. This sealer has a cover made of high strength plastic and a specialized hinged cap that can be opened and closed to cover of the wall plate. You can also childproof this cover since it includes a hold down screw if you want to use it that way. With this wall plate sealer you are assured of a twenty percent reduction of air coming from outside your home and a hundred percent at the socket when the cap is closed so hot or cool draft seeping in or hot and cool air going out are all cut back.
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You can also choose to use your own customized outlet plates by selecting the stick n seal peel and stick insulated gasket over the pre-insulated outlet plates that already include a new plate in either white or ivory, and an insulated gasket.
Doing Sealers The Right Way
Until now, this new approach of sealing the outlets and switches found all over your house has not been thought of. Installation of these wall plate gasket s and sealers is an easy thing to do and this is why you can do it yourself at home. Although initial cost may be high, the energy savings that this will generate will soon be able to cover your initial cost. And the use of foam as sealant have a double benefit too, for it not only seals it also functions as a thermal insulation. Waste lines and water lines are actually also a place for leakages to occur aside from the electrical outlets and switches. There are different sizes of stick n seal peel and stick insulted gaskets which you can use for these.