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What can I use to fill this gap?

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SuePerkins Fri 25-Nov-16 17:29:06

Recently moved house. Have found that there is a draught coming in through a gap under the kitchen cupboards which are on an outside wall with an air grate in it. There is a 1cm ish gap between the underside of the cupboard and the top of the kickboard. Any ideas?

YelloDraw Fri 25-Nov-16 18:18:04

Stick on draft excluder?

johnd2 Sat 26-Nov-16 21:46:12

The proper way would be to remove the cupboard, it might even unhook if it's a top cupboard (2 person job)
Then what I did in that situation was remove the grille, put a couple of bricks in the hole, and then plaster over it.
However you could just get a bit of hard board or even cardboard and gaffer tape it over!

johnd2 Sat 26-Nov-16 21:47:19

I never got to the simple way that may just redirect the draught elsewhere - basically just get some flexible sealant and put plenty around the edges where the draught comes

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