GLEAMNS Human Resources Commission, Inc.

GLEAMNS Human Resources Commission, Inc.


Weatherization Measures Do's and Don'ts


Weatherization measures on a home could include any or all of the following: 

  • Insulation in the attic space, under the home and/or the sidewalls
  • Air sealing throughout the home
  • Seal and insulate duct work
  • Weather strip and/or caulk around windows and doors
  • Install smoke alarms and CO detectors
  • Vent and/or wrap hot water heater and pipes
  • Vent dryer
  • Install energy-saving light bulbs
  • Check readings on appliances


Weatherization does not include the following:

  • Repair or replace roofs
  • Replace all windows
  • Structural repair (ex:  weak floors, ceiling damage, plumbing hazards, mold, electrical hazards)
  • Build ramps, decks, porches or steps
  • Under-pen manufactured homes