Have you turned your central heating on yet?
Temperatures have taken a bit of a dip and it’s been feeling a lot cooler lately.
On Tuesday night, the region was lashed by heavy rain and strong winds . Forecasters say it is likely to stay breezy for much of Wednesday and it will remain cold for now.
It’s no surprise that some of us have already turned on our heating systems. But there are a few things you should bear in mind to make sure you and your home stay warm.
Here are seven things you should do before turning the heating on.
Use draught excluders to eliminate unwanted cool air
You can get these in various shapes and designs in DIY shops to stop heat escaping through gaps and cracks, and under your doors.
Insulate your loft
Insulating your loft, attic or flat roof is a simple and effective way to reduce heat loss and cut your heating bills.
Install radiator reflector panels
Radiators pass heat both into the room and into the wall…