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weather stripping

n.
Material in narrow strips, as of metal or plastic, installed around doors and windows to insulate a building's interior.
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Noun1.weather stripping - a narrow strip of material to cover the joint of a door or window to exclude the coldweather stripping - a narrow strip of material to cover the joint of a door or window to exclude the cold
strip, slip - artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
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M-D designs, manufactures, and markets a wide range of residential and commercial weatherproofing products, including door and window weather stripping, and garage door weather stripping.
Ideal for transporting a variety of irregular and contoured parts--including flexible rubber and sheet goods, wire harnesses, weather stripping and more--the cart can be configured with two levels.
Next, buy enough doorstop vinyl weather stripping to seal the top and sides of your garage door (about $1 per ft.
Checking your windows' sealant and weather stripping will keep the outside air where it belongs, while at the same time, keeping your energy costs down.
The tape is suitable for sealing HVAC installations, air sealing, waterproofing, mounting auto trim, gasketing, thermal insulation, and weather stripping.
The changes made to more than 2,700 apartments include window replacement, boiler replacement, advanced meters and sub-metering, low-flow water fixtures and aerators in kitchens and bathrooms, motion and occupancy sensors for certain common areas, service lighting, high efficiency lighting in hallways and apartments, replacement of many refrigerators and other appliances with more efficient models, insulation, duct sealing, and weather stripping.
The ThermoMax[TM] Window series features include: Enhanced Screen Systems, Metal reinforcement, Cardinal IG XL Edge Spacer System and Micraguard Weather Stripping for the health conscious consumer.
Two new PP-based Sarlink thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPVs) are said to provide the first practical alternative to EPDM foam or sponge in automotive seals, construction weather stripping, gaskets, and other profiles requiring high resilience.
Smaller improvements have included replacing weather stripping, ensuring proper air balancing, installing timers and thermostats on parking lot electrical outlets and implementing processes to ensure all window-mounted air conditioners are removed or winterized before cold weather sets in.
Examples are fireplace pilot light relighting (which everyone forgets about until that first super cold day), replacing damaged weather stripping or caulking on doors and windows, loose railings on stairwells, any low hanging branches or branches that may be responsible for the disconnection of power in an ice storm and any outstanding leaks that could turn into even bigger problems if the pipes froze.