I have UPVC door and there’s a secret switch to make them less draughty in the winter – here’s where to find it | The Sun

WITH the weather getting much colder we’re all trying our best to stay warm without breaking the bank.

Of course if you can afford to put the heating on, it's essential the heat stays in your home, keeping you warm. 

Not drifting out or letting lots of cold air in. 

If you’ve got a draughty door you heating and your money is being wasted.

Luckily one Tiktok user has shared a secret switch in UPVC doors to make them less draughty. 

Aljlacy shared a step by step video showing viewers how to change the settings on their door so they are set to pull seals in tighter.

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He said: “Just a little tip if you have UPVC doors and there a bit draughty, they have a summer and a winter setting.”

There is a small change you can make to a UPVC door so it is set towards seal to pull them in tighter.

He continued “So on the sliders they have a little mark, you twist it out and then it will pull your seals tighter.”  

This small changes helps stop hot air escaping your home and cold air coming in.

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Viewers were very impressed with the video which now has over 656,000 viewers 

One commenter said: “It actually does work, just done mine and I had a gap in [on] top of door and now I don’t. Thank you” .

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Another commenter said: “Ok I need someone grown up to check my front door.”

Some viewers expressed frustration at not knowing the tip before. 

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One viewer said: “Why don't they tell you this when they fit the door?”

Other commenters also mentioned an Allen key may be needed to make an adjustment in similar doors as well.


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