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Why Weather Strip?

Weatherstripping is a small but important part of keeping your home maintained. Used
around doors and windows, weatherstripping prevents air leaks, keeps energy bills
manageable, and prevents weather from coming into the home. With a variety of options,
whether adding or replacing, weatherstripping is an effective upgrade to your home.
Why is it important?
Regardless of what type you choose, the basic role of the strip is to fill in or block gaps
between the door and the frame around it. As houses and doors age, they can shift or warp,
which causes the door and frame to not be perfectly aligned. When this happens, gaps form.

  •  Rain can be driven by the wind into these gaps, causing water damage inside the home.
  • Interior air, regulated by heaters or air conditioners, will leak outside and be replaced by the opposite leaking inside and decreasing comfort level.
  • The inefficiency in heating/cooling drives up your energy bill.
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About Emilie

A transplant from the Pacific Northwest, Emilie has first-hand knowledge of the ins-and-outs of first-time home ownership and remodel. She has become involved in the local art community and all the diversity Southern California has to offer.

Emilie’s passion to be involved in her community led her to become a licensed Realtor and Broker.  She continues to educate herself with different aspects of real estate to support clients with a variety of needs.  She is certified as a Military Relocation Professional (MRP) to work with U.S. Service families and veterans to find affordable housing solutions.

Having worked for both a small boutique firm and a company with a global presence, in 2023 she formed Emilie Broughton Real Estate to work with buyers, sellers, landlords and tenants in California and New Mexico.

Emilie represented her region as a California Real Estate State Director for three years.  She has served as President of the Pasadena Foothills Association of Realtors and is a seven-time recipient of the Five-Star Real Estate Professionals Award for the outstanding service she provides to her clients.

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