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Use foam gaskets to seal electrical boxes  -  According to energy experts, electrical boxes that hold switches or outlets are major sources of heat loss. Foam gaskets ($3 for a pack of 12 at home centers) won’t completely seal the boxes, but they’ll help. They’re quick to install— just take off the cover plate, stick the gasket over the box, then put the plate back on.

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Use foam gaskets to seal electrical boxes - According to energy experts, electrical boxes that hold switches or outlets are major sources of heat loss. Foam gaskets ($3 for a pack of 12 at home centers) won’t completely seal the boxes, but they’ll help. They’re quick to install— just take off the cover plate, stick the gasket over the box, then put the plate back on.

How to install a window box using a "cleat system".  This would allow you to remove the box when necessary (i.e. to replant or when hurricanes threaten).

How to install a window box using a "cleat system". This would allow you to remove the box when necessary (i.e. to replant or when hurricanes threaten).

Easy Headboard- 2 doors from Lowes (22.00 each) painted and topped with crown molding. diy-ideas

Easy Headboard- 2 doors from Lowes (22.00 each) painted and topped with crown molding. diy-ideas

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