Amazing Investments For A Warmer Home

insulation, double glazing, hr, hr++, underfloor heating, curtains

Double Glazing

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If you still have single glazing, it is recommended that you replace it with double glazing. Double glazing keeps the heat in and the cold out (first make sure this is possible for your home.) There are different types of double glazing. Standard and HR to HR ++. Double glazing is not only perfect to insulate your home, it also saves on energy costs, keeps out noises and makes it more difficult for burglars to break the window.

Green Rooftop

A green roof can provide good insulation in the winter, keeping more heat in the house. Conversely, in summer it serves to dissipate heat. A green roof usually consists of 1 to 5 layers. The vegetation can consist of mosses, herbs, grasses etc. The insulation in winter does depend on the humidity of the various layers that make up the green roof. In addition to its insulating function, it is also fire resistant and dampens the sound of raindrops and birds on the roof.

Use Your Curtains

Heat from sunlight is free, so make optimal use of it. Open your curtains and let the sunlight in during the day to take advantage of this free heat. Close the curtains when it gets dark, because curtains are an extra layer of insulation and keep the heat in your rooms. Also, make sure you don’t have any leaks or gaps in your windows to keep the warm air in and the cold air out. This also helps prevent condensation.

Underfloor Heating

Keeping the house warm is perfectly achievable if you have underfloor heating. It ensures a balanced distribution of heat in the room. At the same time, an underfloor heating system that is powered by electricity saves considerably on gas consumption. And that, of course, is good for the environment and for your energy bill.

Move your furniture to a good spot

Make sure you take a look at the layout of the interior. If you have the sofa in front of the radiator, it can block out a huge amount of heat. Rather, put the sofa in a different place so that the radiator is free to distribute heat.