Draught excluder

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A draught excluder in the shape of a cat

A draught excluder or draft stopper is used to eliminate cold draught and slow heat loss. It is placed in the bottom crack of doors and windows.[1][2] Tubular sand-filled fabric draught excluders are commonly referred to as "door snakes" in Australia.[3][4]


  1. ^ Griffiths, Sally Cameron (5 January 2010). "How to make a draught excluder". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 8 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Clark Howard, Brian. "20 Adorable DIY Draft Snakes Fight Chills". The Daily Green. Retrieved 8 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "Make It Yourself—Door Snake". ABC Television. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 8 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "Donate a door snake". University of Tasmania. 15 March 2012. Retrieved 8 April 2012.