I think your best weather-strip solution will be the vinyl bulb style weather-strip. This is a hollow vinyl tube attached to a metal track.
Hi Greg, I'm surprised that Lowes and Home Depot wouldn't have at least the vinyl V-strip. Did you ask if they could order it? In many cases if something isn't on the shelf, it can still be special ordered in.
Hi Rex. I'm not sure that anything you put at that vinyl siding gap is going to be completely waterproof.
Weatherstripping and weatherizing is a smart way to reduce your energy costs and clear weatherstripping for windows accomplishes this without compromising the look of your home. Weatherstripping helps in covering holes, cracks and leaks around your window and helps to prevent drafts and also can reduce condensation inside due to the moisture outside.
When you are weatherproofing your home for energy efficiency and to reduce drafts, you need wood door weatherstripping as well as weatherstripping for your windows. Sealing around windows and doors will keep out cold drafts in the winter and will keep the cool air inside in the hot summer months.
When replacing a window or windows in your home, it's important to also consider replacement window weatherstripping. Weatherstripping reduces drafts and can help you increase the comfort in your home as well as decrease your energy consumption bills.
I'm often surprised when homeowners think of weatherstripping as a winter-only project. With some 30 percent of your energy costs pegged to heat--and cold air--leaks at home, you'd think more people would consider adding or replacing weatherstripping to preserve that valuable cool air in your home come summertime.
Weatherstripping sliding glass doors can save you money and make your house more comfortable. If you've ever sat by a glass door and swore you could feel the wind blowing right through it, you probably have weatherstripping in doors and/or windows that has deteriorated.
Find out how to make your room cozy and draft-free. If your rooms are drafty and hard to maintain constant temperature check the weather-stripping around your wood doors.
Other than the slow but steady increase of your utility bills, you might not notice drafty doors during the summertime. But when the winter wind comes calling, those drafts can suddenly make your home feel like the dark side of Siberia.