The cost of our bills often increases during the winter months, and as a result, the cost of our utility bills can significantly increase. We often hear that there are ways to save money on bills, but many of us don’t know where to start. Thankfully, we have rounded up some of the best tips and tricks to save on your utility costs over the winter months.
Upgrade Your Heating Controls.
If you are looking to save on your monthly heating bill, why not upgrade or install heating controls in your home? In most cases, you do not need to replace your boiler to fit heating controls. By installing heating controls to your boiler, it allows you to control the temperature of your house effectively. Plus, it can help reduce your usage and save money.
Thermostat 101 – What temperature should I set my thermostat UK?
You naturally aim to have a lovely, toasty house to combat the cold outdoors during the winter months. However, many people make the mistake of consistently changing their thermostat, which is very expensive. So what should you do to save money? Keep it low. A lower thermostat at night and when no one is home is optimal to save on your heating bill. According to Public Health England, the ideal temperature for UK households is somewhere between 18 to 21 degrees for the most cost-effective and toasty temperature.
How can I reduce my electric bill at home?
Appliances and electronics make up around 20% of typical energy costs. So how can you save on your electricity bill this winter? Simple:
- Turn off plugs for appliances/devices that aren’t in use. Appliances still use electricity when they are plugged in and turned on.
- Replace all your bulbs with LEDs or compact fluorescent bulbs. They use 75% less energy and last around 10 times longer.
Follow these tips to save money on bills this winter!
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So those are our tips to save money on bills this winter. Make sure you check out our blog for more useful guides and information.