How To Save Energy In Your Home

Trying to save money in the home? One of the easiest ways to preserve energy and keep your bank account in order is to make sure things are running smoothly in your home. You’d be surprised at just how much a faulty radiator can cost you in the long run. Below are some tips on how to preserve energy in your home and save money in the process.

Insulation

Usually, we don’t worry about what we can’t see. Insulation is just one of these things. However, it’s something we all need to be paying attention to. Although it can be pricey to install – it’s a one-off payment, and you’ll have years of warmth and energy-saving power in your home. Insulation is something usually installed under floors and behind walls to ensure that heat stays in and the cold stays out.

Heating

Another thing you can take a look at when you’re researching how to save money in your home is your heating. How old are your radiators? Older radiators can leak, crack and just not work as effectively as they used to. Only a professional plumber will be able to help, but if you need an upgrade, take the opportunity to upgrade. Whether you need Designer Towel Radiators or standard room radiators, keeping your system in order is a sure-fire way to know you’re using energy effectively. 

Draft Excluders

Living in an older house? Invest in some draft excluders! These are perfect in winter months and can save you a tonne of money when the time comes. You can find relatively cheap draft excluders on the likes of eBay and Amazon, as well as in-store at Home Bargains and B&M.

Clothing

This one is a little obvious, but when the weather turns, invest in some warmer clothing and blankets. Turning off the heating not only saves energy (making it a bit more ethical) but money as well. If you can keep warm by dressing effectively, it can save you money in the long run (and will have you feeling cosy af).

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