When winter rolls in, it’s pretty easy to tell that a draft is coming in through your windows. The problem is this generally becomes obvious at 2am when you wake up in a fog, desperately reaching for an extra blanket. Avoid this Grumpfest situation by checking your windows for air leaks during the daytime with two easy steps.
Turn off your central heating or air conditioning, because you don’t want any false drafts affecting your test.
Light a candle and hold it close near the edges of your window. If the flame bends or even wiggles, you’ve got a leak on your hands.
Did you find an air leak?
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