The Brilliant Way To Fix Drafty Doors Using A Pair Of Old Tights

by Phil Mutz
Phil is an Editor at LittleThings. He loves writing and the outdoors. You can often find him at the movies or the park.

With winter here, it is once again time to safeguard my home against drafts, chills, and freezing outside temperatures.

Fortunately, there are a seemingly endless number of winter home hacks, like using an electric blanket to pre-warm your clothes.

And when it comes to cutting down on drafts within my house, this simple and smart DIY project truly does take the cake.

With this brilliant winter hack, it is so easy to put a stop to bone-chilling door drafts.


  • Pair of tights
  • Two wrapping paper tubes
  • Scissors


  1. Cut one leg off of the pair of tights.
  2. Cover both wrapping paper tubes with the legging.
  3. Cut excess off of the wrapping paper tubes.
  4. Tuck the ends of the legging into the tubes.
  5. Slide under the door so there is a tube on each side.

Watch this exclusive video below to see just how simple it is to make your very own DIY door draft blocker with a pair of old tights and some gift wrap tubes.

Not only does this project take less than five minutes to create, but the results are extremely effective.

Will you be making your very own DIY draft stopper this winter? Let us know in the comments.

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