- Close all the Windows at Night Time, The temperatures is known to plummet at night time. Using Thick Curtains to Windows and Doors is one way to protect your home in winter season. Use Heavy drapes they can conserve warmth from escaping. When you leave the house in day time, open up all the doors to get free solar heat.
- Use Programmable thermostat, Instead of changing the thermostat temperatures manually. This will help to keep your home warm as well as it will keep your power bill low.
The recommended thermostat settings are
6 a.m. to 9 a.m. = 68 degrees
9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. = 60 degrees
5:30 to 11 p.m. = 68 degrees
11 p.m. to 6 a.m. = 60 degrees
- Use thick socks, this will keep your feet warm even if you keep thermostat temperature low.
- Use Rugs or Carpets on Floors during winter season. They provide effective insulation over the floor and give you more comfort surface to walk on.
- Drink warm fluids in the form of tea or hot chocolate. Drinking warm fluids makes feel warmer and it lasts for about thirty to forty minutes.