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How you can heat your Kent home for less during a lockdown

How you can heat your Kent home for less during a lockdown

A 60-second speed read that could save you a lot of

Here’s a question for you.

What happens when you have a national lockdown in winter?

Well, there a few things but one that’s guaranteed to happen
is heating bills rocket.

More people are at home whether to work, learn or stay safe,
which means the thermostat gets turned up to keep everyone warm for longer than

The good news is the National Energy Foundation charity has
shared eight tips to keep the costs down and cut the amount of energy we use.
Here they are.

Understand how your heating system and its
controls work.

Turning your thermostat down by just 1 degree
can save you money, and you won’t even notice the temperature difference.

Move furniture away from radiators – they block
heat getting further into a room.

Don’t dry clothes on your radiators – they limit
the effectiveness of the heat the rads emit.

Think small to save big – letterboxes can let a
lot of heat escape, so think about insulating them.

Ditch the electric blanket – a hot water bottle
is cheaper.

Draw the curtains at night and let the sun flood
in during the day.

Take the advice handed down from dads over the
decades and put a warm jumper on when you get cold at home instead of instantly
reaching for the thermostat.

At CWB Property we’re proud to serve the community in
Kent. That’s why we’ll be sharing regular articles throughout the
latest lockdown to help you stay entertained, informed and safe.

Now, where did we put that woolly pullover?

Thanks for reading.