Saving money is always at the top of the list for farmers and one simple do-it-yourself project that fits the bill is eliminating air infiltration from ag shop buildings.
There are two great products that provide a handy DIY project that can save significantly on utility bills in your shop areas, while also making for a cleaner and more comfortable environment.
It’s time for you to stop infiltration around your overhead doors, and the idea gains even more traction when you realize how easily you can do it yourself.
To put it another way — It’s time for you to Stop The Snirt!
Okay, first of all, what is snirt? Traditionally, it is the unsightly and messy combination of snow and dirt that can blow underneath or through the sides of your poorly-sealed overhead doors.
In a broader sense, snirt also can be water/rain, leaves, bugs, mice, snow, grime and even snakes moving under your doors or through the sides. Heat loss is also a major concern.
Check out the gap on your current overhead doors to get an idea of the problem you are dealing with. Did you know that drafts can bring dirt, snow, ice, mud, plus heat and cooling loss through a space of 1/32nd of an inch? Bugs and spiders can creep through a space of only 1/16th of an inch. Mice can enter your shop areas through a space the size of a pencil. It’s time to put a stop to all that infiltration.
With our revolutionary SnirtStopper you can indeed Stop The Snirt!
The SnirtStopper system features two revolutionary products — the BottomSealer and SideSealer — to allow you to create a cleaner and safer shop area. It also helps you reduce energy bills and provide a more comfortable space by keeping out the cold in winter and the heat in summer.
As an example, in one large Midwest building with multiple overhead doors, the heating cost was just over $1,500 a month. After installing new seals on all the doors, the bill was reduced to $689. The new low heating cost easily paid for the product in a month.
The BottomSealer, along with the SideSealer (and TopSealer), will close up your overhead and other outside doors just like you seal up the front door of your home. Now is the time to move past that old overhead door stripping that doesn’t work
The BottomSealer is self-adjusting and eliminates gaps of up to two inches – and you don’t have to replace your current seal. The Kevlar-reinforced material will not wear out and mice, along with other critters, will not chew through it!
The system is easy for any do-it-yourselfer to install and all needed hardware is included. You can see additional details at our website, StopTheSnirt.com. There are installation videos on the website and we will be happy to answer any questions you may have about this great sealing system.
So, Snirt Happens – stop it in your ag shop areas. Give us a call at 800-250-5502 or 320-695-2899. We promise a Live Person will answer during regular business hours. We look forward to helping with your DIY project and we are confident you will appreciate our commitment to following the great Midwestern tradition of friendly and honest service.