Tips on keeping your home warm during the winter
It’s wintertime again. The weather is getting colder and colder. So, how do you stay warm in your own home? Here are some tips that will help keep the cold away and save on your heating bill:
To start with, make sure that all the windows in your home are properly shut. If there are any leaks in the window caulk make sure to reseal them or at least place a cloth in front of them to prevent cold air entering the room. If the temperature is warm during the day, open the windows.
Use clear plastic sheets or shower curtains to cover the windows in your home that receive light. This prevents cold air from entering while the keeping the warmth captured from the sun light inside. You may also use curtains. Heavy curtains help prevent cold air drafts from coming in a room. Remember when the sun is shining open them to let the warmth come in.
Be sure that your doors are sealed. You can even purchase a door sweep or weather stripping. Placing a towel around the bottom of a door works very well also. Additionally, close the door to any room you are not using. Closing off rooms acts as another wall between the cold air and your home, reduces heat loss, and stops air circulation.
Adding a carpet or a rug can help warm a room and prevent heat loss. Carpets and rugs are also warmer to walk on than wood, stone and other types of flooring. You can also add insulation to attics and other small spaces where heat can escape.
Cooking is another great way to keep your home warm. Warm steam and hot ovens can help heat the house, save money, and feed your family with a nice home cooked meal. While you are cooking light some candles. Candles produce a great deal of warmth. Add them to as many rooms as you would like to quickly heat up your home.
And, last but not least, bundle up and stay warm! Do you need a heating service in the London area? Call City Gas Services at 020 8882 2266 and get started today!