January 27, 2018
Keep your home warmer this winter and reduce your energy bill with these Cheap + Easy DIY Draft Stoppers that anyone can make!
In winter, stopping drafts in your home is essential to staying warm and saving money on your heating bill.
DIY Draft Stoppers (also called draft blockers, door snakes, or draft dodgers) are an easy and inexpensive way to cover cracks at the base of doors and windows.
Blocking these cracks to the outside air can help you and your family stay warm and cozy when it’s cold outside.
It can also drastically reduce your energy bill and save you money all winter long!
These DIY Draft Stoppers almost couldn’t be any easier to make with these detailed tutorials.
You can make these cute and stylish DIY Draft Stoppers even if you’re not crafty!
They are also super affordable, so why not make some for every door and window in the house!
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You can’t go wrong with the classic styling of this easy to make draft stopper.
If you have large spaces under your doors, this double-sided stopper is the perfect fit!
Bonus: Since it fits snugly under the door, it moves with the door – no more bending and adjusting!
If you like to crochet or knit, consider making this bright and cheerful stopper for your next crafting project.
Pool noodles are an inexpensive, fun way to make a DIY draft stopper.
This design is great for high traffic doors, since it slides with the door as it moves.
Put those old, unused socks to good use with this cozy draft stopper.
This stopper has a boxy design for a snug fit.
Whether you have lots of different fabrics lying around or just like the patchwork look, this cute and colorful design will look great in any home!
This easy-to-sew design features a handy loop you can use to hang your draft stopper when not in use and makes a thoughtful gift for the holiday season and throughout the fall and winter.
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Use beans for a heavy draft stopper that stays in place.
Use old flannel shirts you find at home or in the thrift shop to make this frugal and homey DIY.
These DIY Draft Stoppers are sure to keep you warm and cozy all winter long and are so easy, you’re bound to find some that are right for you and your home!
What do you think of these DIY Draft Stoppers? Please share your thoughts in the comments below!
If you make any, be sure to come back to share your experience.