How to Install a Bubble Wrap on Window

Here we would like to show you how to get better your window insulation by using bubble wrap.

Over the last only some days we published a series of articles showing how to save energy and cut down electrical energy bills at home.  Certainly, the first step towards having an energy proficient house is to ensure that there is a very good and functional window insulation.

  1. Choose the type of bubble wrap Insulation

Most recommended is the one with medium to large-sized bubbles. The larger the bubbles, the better the insulation.

  1. Cut out a portion of bubble wrap the size of the window.
  2. Using a water-filled spray bottle, spray the window.

This will ensure the glass is wet and the bubble wrap will remain to it.

  1. Whereas the window is still wet, apply the bubble on the window wrap and push it with the bubble side going towards the window.
  2. If you would like to remove the bubble wrap later than it has dried, add Glycerin to the water and spray over the wrap.

And you are done!

Some additional tips and remarks.

While this type of bubble-wrap on window insulation lets enough light get through the window, the view might be a little fuzzy.

So in case you would like to take out it in the summer months, you can always use again.

For most effect, you can for all time try to apply a second layer of bubble wrap. The insulation does improve, however the weight increases, which lowers the chances of the wrap to stick to the window for a longer period of time.

Several tests done by users show that typically one layer of plastic film window insulation can last perfectly well for a period of 4-5 years.

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