Do uPVC doors really have a winter and summer setting for draughts?

UPVC doors can be adjusted to tighten the seal
(Image credit: Sam Webb)

A TikToker has posted a video of a life hack – also known as ‘advice’ – about a hidden ‘summer and winter’ setting on uPVC doors to keep warm air in when it’s cold and increase air circulation when the sun is blazing.

The short video on the social media platform shows viewers how to adjust uPVC doors so they have a tighter seal and sit more snugly in the frame to reduce draughts.


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Sam Webb

Sam is based in Coventry and has been a news reporter for nearly 20 years. His work has featured in the Mirror, The Sun, MailOnline, the Independent, and news outlets throughout the world.  As a copywriter, he has written for clients as diverse as Saint-Gobain, Michelin, Halfords Autocentre, Great British Heating, and Irwin Industrial Tools. During the pandemic, he converted a van into a mini-camper and is currently planning to convert his shed into an office and Star Wars shrine.