Draft Proofing « CanSpec Inspection Services

By: Canspec Inspection  09-12-2011
Keywords: Inspection Services, Blower Door

Draft Proofing « CanSpec Inspection Services

We can help homeowners with tiny changes that add up to big savings!  Air leakage is the single largest problem most people have in their homes when it comes to trying to conserve energy and save money, yet it is often something that people don’t realize they can fix. We can help. Sealing up leaks around windows and doors, plumbing stacks, bathroom fans,  attic hatches, basement headers and more will all help you save money on your energy bills.

Have you seen David Suzuki on TV, pop his head out of the wall, holding a basketball? He’s trying to show just how big the hole is in a typical house if you add up all the air leakage. By filling up those holes, you are conserving energy–heat no longer escapes from your home in the winter, and your air conditioner isn’t cooling off the outdoors.

Our draft proofing service includes a blower door test or air pressure test. This test pinpoints the exact areas of air leakage in your home. You will see, as we show you around your home, where exactly areas need to be sealed. We will seal those leaky areas, and then perform a final blower door test to show that there is no longer leakage.

You pay only for what we seal, so you can decide if you want us to seal windows, doors, plumbing stacks, basement headers, baseboard heaters and other areas we discover to be leaky in your home.

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