We all want to be able to lower our their bills this winter, so it is worth noting that there is one very simple way to knock £50 a year off your home’s costs; draught-proofing your property. Many homeowners may be unaware of areas in their properties through which heat is escaping and cold is … Continue readingPosted in Hints & Tips, Saving Money | Comments Off on How to save up to £50 a year by draught-proofing your home
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The worst time to find out that you need new windows or major repairs is during the colder months of the year, as this is the time your home needs protecting the most from the cold – as well as from intruders. You can put off having them upgraded but it may cost you more … Continue readingPosted in Hints & Tips, Saving Money, Windows | Comments Off on Warning Signs That Your Windows Are Costing You Money
The humidity levels in your home can be a year-round problem. If you have old single glazed or double glazed windows, they may be costing you more money in heating and cooling as well as causing condensation. Here are a few tell-tale signs that will help you decide whether it is time to change your … Continue readingPosted in Hints & Tips, Saving Money | Comments Off on Is Ineffective Glazing Costing you Money?
Inefficient windows and doors account for a large proportion of total energy loss in the home – over 20% for certain households. The main culprits are draughty windows and single-glazed windows. Draughts cause rapid heat loss by convection, and single-glazed glass is not very effective at keeping the heat in when the weather is cool. … Continue readingPosted in Hints & Tips, Saving Money | Leave a comment