Guide to Wall Plate Gaskets and Sealers
There’s been a lot of talk about sealing every crack or crevice in our homes is order for us to save on our bill in cooling and heating them. This would mean to many that they have to hire a contractor and inspect if there are any leakages on the insulator, review every seal on every door and window trims and the whole shebang. Well, that sounds very expensive and a whole lot of work, but probably still miss an area which is not likely thought-out. Have you ever wondered how many electrical outlet and switches you have in your entire home? If you can think of at least twenty of these, then that is more than enough cracks on your walls which is just like not closing your door properly. And if you are the kind of person who is very contentious about waste, this is enough reason to replace your entire socket and switch plates with insulated wall plate systems for your maximum saving.
The material used for sealer is much like the common double sided tapes that we find in supply stores. This sealer has a cover made of high strength plastic and a specialized hinged cap that can be opened and closed to cover of the wall plate. You can also childproof this cover since it includes a hold down screw if you want to use it that way.
With this sealer in place, air coming in from the … Read More