How to Check for Drafts


DIY draft detector! Follow these four easy steps to check your home for drafts.

  1. Choose a windy day;
  2. Turn off the furnace and fans, close all windows and doors;
  3. Attach a thin piece of tissue to the tip of a coat hanger or stick;
  4. Slowly pass the device by window and door frames, electrical outlets, and dryer vents. If it flutters, this indicates a draft.


Did you find a draft? Book a Home Energy Assessment.


How to check for drafts