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Weather Seals to Keep Smoke Out from Cowdroy

Weather Seals to Keep Smoke Out from Cowdroy

Tips to Keep the Smoke Out of Your Home

Following weeks of poor air quality caused from bushfires across the country, and Sydney smoke at its worst ever with air pollution in some areas having reached 12 times hazardous levels this week, concern for air quality is at an all-time high. Office buildings and schools have been evacuated and what's more, our homes are also at risk from hazardous air quality.

Experts in track and sealing products, Cowdroy, explain how you can prevent the thickening smoke from entering your home, while also reducing your contribution to global warming.

Stay indoors

If the Bureau of Meteorology has issued a poor air quality alert, try to stay indoors as much as possible and close all window and doors. Particle levels are likely to be higher outdoors than indoors, so if you are particularly sensitive to these, definitely limit the time you spend outside.

Run your air conditioner

If you are able to add a filter to your air conditioner, this will help prevent smoky air from seeping into your home.

That being said, also make sure you are taking advantage of of clean air durations to naturally ventilate your home, as smoke will still find a way to penetrate indoors and it will take time to disperse unless the house is opened up. Also consider a portable air filter which will lower the level of indoor smoke particles. They will also work best in a well-sealed room.

Weather Seals to Keep Smoke Out from Cowdroy

Install weather seals

Also known as a "weather strip," a weather seal is a component used to seal gaps around moveable building components such as doors and windows to prevent air leaks. Installing Cowdroy Weather Seals may seem like a small change, they will provide an infiltration barrier against conditioned air creeping out of the house, as well as keeping smoke, dust and insects from entering.

"Even if your home is well-insulated, smoke can still leak in through gaps. Weather sealing your home against air leaks is one of the simplest and affordable upgrades you can undertake to guard against exterior pollutants," says Peter Doyle, Business Development Manager at Cowdroy Retail. "By directly addressing air leakage, weather seals can significantly enhance occupant comfort. It is worth investing in the small things that make a big difference."

The CM7 Perimeter Door Seal is suitable for all single and double hinged doors (laundry doors, garage doors, entry doors) and effectively 'locks in' thermal comfort, lowers heating and cooling bills, and reduces greenhouse gas emissions for the life span of your home. This PVC and rubber seal fits around the door frame for added insulation and has self-adhesive backing with optional nails. Suitable for doors up to 2100mm(H) x 1000mm (W), the CM7 is available in white and brown, can be simply cut to size and is quick and easy to install providing homeowners an affordable and effective solution for improving air quality and insulation within a home. This product can also be used in conjunction with the CM3 Automatic Door Seal.

For more information, visit www.cowdroy.com.au.



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