Warming up for winter
Winter is here...
Here’s a few tips to keep your home nice and toasty without breaking the bank:
1) Draught excluders:
They may sound a wee bit old fashioned, but your granny had one of these for a reason. You can pick these up pretty cheap (or even make one yourself if you’re feeling crafty) and put them under all your doors to keep the heat in.
2) Double glazing:
Energy efficient and still keeps you warm… this is pretty much a no brainer. This is generally included on newer build properties anyway and, luckily for tenants there are rules for landlords to make properties more energy efficient so this shouldn’t be something you need to worry about.
3) Don’t block radiators:
That sofa you moved as part of a Feng Shui attack - If it’s blocking the heater, it might be an idea to rearrange. Large pieces of furniture will absorb the heat from the radiator when placed in front of it which will waste energy and money too.
An obvious one, maybe, but jumpers and thermal PJs are your best friend at this time of year. So when you’re feeling the chill, think about throwing on a cardigan before you crank that heater up.
5) If all else fails…
curl up in bed, pop the telly on and treat yourself to a duvet day. It’ll keep you warm in the comfort of your own home and won’t cost you a penny. Go on, we won’t tell anyone.
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