Keeping to a monetary budget when trying to run a household is difficult, food, clothing, heating, a mortgage or rent, running a car, insurances all contribute to your finances dwindling. Keeping cool in the summer is reasonably simple, open all the windows and doors and let the natural breeze do the job, wear loose fitting, light clothing and drink plenty of fluids. Keeping warm in the winter is slightly more difficult but there are several simple ways to keep warm and not spend a fortune. Over 70% of your household energy consumption is accounted for by heating your home! Here are some easy, cost effective and practical solutions to keeping your home and yourselves warm in the cold weather. Use timers on your central heating, programme your boiler to come on at a lower temperature approximately half an hour before you get up, that way it heats at a consistent speed, but make sure it turns off after you’ve left the house! Having an efficient, well maintained heating system can save you a lot of money in the long run. A Vertical, Horizontal or Colum Aluminium Radiator could be a great asset to your home. Stylish, practical, cost effective, Aluminium Radiators UK could provide any home with a budget brainwave answer.
Invest in fully lined curtains and keep them closed in the evenings, move your sofa away from the radiator so the warmth circulates around the room. Maximise insulation, lag pipes and any water tanks. Block out draughts and wear several layers of clothing, all simple but cost-effective ways of keeping warm in the winter.