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17 Bright Ideas To Alter Your Household Temperature

Posted October 23, 2018 by Sue Prichard

Whether you want your home to be warmer or you want to cool it down, here we have 17 bright ideas you can use to alter your household temperature. Take a look and see what you can d

Buy A Fan – A fan is a fast and portable way to cool down a room – just beware of it causing sinus issues.

Buy A Portable Heater – A portable heater is another quick way of staying warm wherever you are in the house.

Add Better InsulationBetter insulation can both support cooling and heating for your home.

Block Out Draughts – If you have draughts, block them out to avoid letting in cold air.

Buy Long Curtains – Long curtains can be great for keeping the hot air in.

Use A Wet Blanket By An Open Window – If you want to cool a room down, a wet blanket by an open window can help.

Install Air ConditioningAir conditioning installation is one of the quickest way to enjoy a cooler home.

Consider A Smart Thermostat – A smart thermostat will allow you to schedule automatic temperature changes through the day. They can allow you to have total control over your household temperature.

Put Your Sheets In The Freezer – If you can’t sleep at night because it’s too hot, but your sheets in the freezer.

Install Better Windows And Doors – If it has been a while since you upgraded your windows and doors, do it and you should notice more effective temperature retention.

Only Heat/Cool The Rooms You Are Using – Try to only heat or cool the rooms you are using in order to save money. A smart thermostat can help with this.

Get your air ducts inspected and cleaned – Leaks force your furnace to work harder than it should to deliver warm air to the furthest parts of the house.

Invest In More Layers – Add layers to each room, such as rugs, throws, and cushions. At the very least, you’ll feel cosier in your home.

Move Your Sofa Away From The Radiator – If you have your sofa right by the radiator, it’ll be warming the sofa rather than the room. Move your sofa away from the radiator and the entire room should heat up.

Upgrade your boiler – If your boiler is more than 10 years old, it may be time to replace it with a new, more energy efficient model.

Reflect the heat – Radiator panels are cheap and easy to install, and ensure that the heat from your radiators warms up your room and not your walls. They work by reflecting heat away from the alls.

Bleed Your Radiators – Check your radiators are heating to the top. If they aren’t, the chances are you need to bleed the radiator. All it is is releasing the trapped air at the top, which is stopping the hot water from rising. Using a radiator key yourself is cheap and easy.

 

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