How to put plastic on windows outside. Im melissa skinner with great day improvements. Rather than replacing old or drafty windows you can install plastic sheeting designed specifically for window insulation. Welcome to our easy how to home improvement video series. I just thought someone must have come up with a good way to attach the plastic film for annual use.
Insulating windows from the outside can lower your energy bills through the winter months. Drafty windows can be major source of heat loss during the winter months. I also have alum flashing around all my windows. Ive put the plastic on the outside a few years back when they windows leaked water from an east blown rain plastic on the inside did nothing to stop it.
You put it on just like you do the inside windows. Today we are going to demonstrate how to insulate your windows with plastic for winter. The film which looks similar to cling film is applied on the inside of the window. How to insulate windows from the outside.
Outside installation may perform better in certain situations. Small children or cats that enjoy the windowsill may create tears or holes in the plastic which may need to be fixed or replaced more often. Episode 065 a quick how to on how to apply 3m exterior window film to a door window. Plastic window film can be an inexpensive alternative to double glazing windows.
Not sure to do it on the inside or the outside. I need to put the plastic on the outside.