Sealing gaps and cracks to save money, prevent problems


The fair weather of autumn offers the best time to get outside and inspect our homes and businesses for gaps and cracks that can allow unwelcome outdoor air, dust, moisture and insects to enter.

“Air leaks in our homes can lead to higher utility bills, mold, rot, bug and dust problems. The answer can be a low cost solution that includes caulking or possibly foam sealants and the investment of a little time,” said Jeff Barber, a housing and urban design specialist with University of Missouri Extension.

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