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Winter Is Coming: Don’t Let Your Family Freeze!

Winter Is Coming: Don’t Let Your Family Freeze!

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Winter is well on its way. The mornings are darker and the days seem to fly by in an icy blur. We spend the majority of our days in the dark. Leaving the house for work is dark, then leaving work to get home is, what do you know, dark! One thing you must be sure of is that your family isn’t going to freeze in winter. Is your home prepared for the temperature drop?

Throws And Cozy Accessories

Make sure you have fluffy throws and other cozy accessories dotted around the house ready for winter. Not only will this add texture and interest to your home, it’ll give your family something to reach for when it gets cold. You can use rugs, blankets, and even candles to create a cozier effect and warm up your family.

Up To Date Heating

Make sure your heating is up to date. Having it checked out and ensuring everything is running smoothly will help you in the long run. You’ll save money on your bill and make sure you’re not making unnecessary payments. Not only that, your family and home will be heated efficiently. The guys at Arundel Cooling and Heating mention that many families forget to do this in time for winter. You’ll regret it if you leave it too late!  

Insulation

Is your insulation up to scratch? Perhaps your walls, floors, or even your loft could be insulated better. You may need to get it topped up over time. If you haven’t had it looked at in a while, it could be time to book an appointment to make sure you’re keeping the heat in. You can do this kind of thing yourself, but you really need to know what you’re doing. Check out a tutorial to see if you can. If in doubt, get the pro’s in!

Personal Heaters

Don’t forget personal heaters for your family too. If one of your kids has a particularly cold room or feels the cold more easily, you can find a solution. Hot water bottles and even microwave solutions are available for them. Just make sure you choose one that’s safe to use and won’t end up burning them or setting alight! Always read reviews to make sure the solutions you’ve gone for are as safe as possible.

Warm Clothes

Finally, making sure your family have the appropriate winter clothing is a must. If you make sure they all have cozy jumpers, and lounge wear, you could save even more on your heating bill. Don’t forget to give them scarves, hats and gloves before they leave the house. Sometimes, ensuring everybody adds an extra layer before you decide to turn the heating on can do the world of good. You won’t need it on as high if at all, and you’ll save the environment while saving money. You know it makes sense!

Make sure your family is prepared for winter this year by taking these tips on board. Leave your own in the comments. Bye for now!

Naomi Isted
Editor in Chief, Naomi Isted is known as The Ultimate Lifestylist to her readers and viewers. She is a TV Presenter and Columnist. Ranked in the Top 100 LFW Social Media Influencers AW14 & SS15, Brand Ambassador for Pears Soap UK. Her Celebrity beauty TV Series currently airs to 27million homes on Physique TV in UAE, previously on Wedding TV in the UK. She brings fashion and beauty advice to her readers and viewers on a daily basis. She is Fashion and Beauty Columnist for Herald Scotland and has a Fashion and Beauty Bridal Blog for HELLO. She can usually be found attending celebrity fashion and beauty events in and around London and sharing the latest fashion and beauty trends with her readers.

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