Winter is well on the way, and it’s time to start locking up our windows and turning on our heating; with considerably lower temperetures and colder nights, it’s time to start thinking about how each of us can lock in the winter warmth in our homes. Properly heating our homes throughout winter is vital, having rooms on higher levels of your home with no means of heating is a sure fire way to make it an extremely uncomfortable place to spend time (especially if it is a bedroom). As winters are notoriously harsh and cold, many people look to instally more heating systems in their home; many however, miss out on some simple and efficiant methods of maintaining a cozy house. With this in mind, let’s look at some of the best ways to radiate heat throughout your house and maintain it once you have locked in that winter warmth.
Having your walls and roof properly insulated is a great way of maintaining a warm and energy efficient home. Thermally insulating your house can prove to be a great idea; your energy bills will be reduced each year (as you will be using considerably less heating) and your home will remain warm and cosy for extended periods of time. Insulation can also help to keep your house cool during the summer as its primary purpose is to stop heat transferring through the material. After year pass, insulating your home will pay for itself after savings in electricity and gas heating bills.
Electrical heaters are an effective way of quickly warming a room or area in a short period of time. Commonly made with a built in fan to project heat around an area, electric heaters are a short and sweet way of turning a bitter, chilly room into a cosy area full of winter warmth. Another effective way of warming up this winter is purchasing an electric bed blanket; switching these on half an hour before you