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BubbleWrap Window Insulation

BubbleWrap Window Insulation
Search The Renewable Energy site for Do-It-Yourselfers Installation Cut the bubble wrap to the size of the window pane with scissors. Spray a film of water on the window using a spray bottle. Apply the bubble wrap while the window is still wet and press it into place. If you have trouble with the bubble wrap separating from the window when the film dries, you can try adding a little Glycerin to the water, but this probably won't be necessary. A few small pieces of double back tape can be helpful on really stubborn windows. The bubblewrap can be installed in the fall, and removed in the spring. When you take the bubble wrap down, put a small number in on the upper right corner of each piece of bubble wrap, and write down which window that number goes with on a piece of paper. Some places to get bubble wrap: Suggestion from Pat: "Bubble wrap small bubble and large can be had for free by contacting furniture retailers or rental shops. (2/27/07 -- see note below on reported bubble wrap life)

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