If like me you live in an old house (ours is Victorian) your House is probably full of draughts from draughts They come in under the doors, through the sash windows, up through the floor boards, down the chimney. They are everywhere and it can make keeping your house warm rather expensive.
The whole floor area downstairs (apart from the kitchen and utility room) is uncarpeted draughty floorboards. They might look wonderful but the big gaps between them make the floor very cold especially in winter.So how do you fill draughty floorboards?
We looked at various methods of filling the gaps paper mache, filler, newspaper, wood slithers, foam, cork etc but they were either too expensive, too fiddly or just not that good. Then I stumbled upon this …
This rather boring piece of plastic is amazing. It’s called Stop Gaps and it has completely draught proofed our floors.
You can even use it for under skirting and in sash windows. Much better than tatty bits of newspaper.
The only down side is that bits of fine fluff and dirt can get stuck down in the ‘V’ but a strong vacuum cleaners nozzle directly over the gap gets most bits out.