Winter is here, and as well as the festivities of Christmas it also brings with it the worse weather! The cold is something that more most people is unpleasant, but it can also be a danger -particularly to more vulnerable people, such as those with pre-existing illnesses, and those who are very old or very young.
Keeping the home warm at this time of the year is important, especially if you or those that you live with are in any of the previous categories. Here are some tips for keeping your home warm in the winter…
Make sure that your Heating Works Properly – Don’t wait for something to go wrong with your boiler – have it checked before winter arrives by a reputable company like this boiler repair Belfast based company, Belfast gas. As well as your boiler, there may be other issues with your heating such as the radiators not heating properly – this is an indication that they may need bleeding.
Check the Temperature – For some people they may not realise that their home is actually far too cold to be living in. It is a really good idea to have thermometers in the main rooms that you use a lot, such as the bedroom and the living room to keep a check on the temperature and make sure that it isn’t dropping too low.
Keep out Draughts – The cold can get into your home in many ways – windows often let cold air in. You can get special thermal curtains which you can use in the winter to keep the house warm and cosy.