Date confirms when you should turn on your central heating.


Temperatures in Liverpool this weekend will be a maximum of 10°C – so it will be pretty cool.

It’s likely that many of us have already had an argument with our family about when to turn on the heating.

Experts have confirmed that the nation will turn on its heating at that time.

The people at Utility Bidder have shared their top tips on how to keep warm and save money on your heating bills this fall.

And experts have now estimated that this Sunday (October 25) will be the day when the nation will turn up the heat inside.

“Since many of us spend more time at home, you may notice the temperature inside your house much more than usual, which means it can be tempting to turn on the heat as soon as it gets cooler and darker outside.

You said: “There is no particular temperature at which you should turn on your heating, as this depends on how well your house is insulated.

“Better insulated houses will be able to stay warmer even when the outside temperature cools down, so every house will be different. The most effective way to control the heating is with a room thermostat set between 18 and 21°C.

“However, since many of us work and live in our homes, our heating, lighting and energy bills are likely to rise this fall, so there are a few things you can do to keep your home warm and save money on your energy bills.

Other tips include-

Venting your radiators is a quick job that you can do yourself and it does not incur additional costs, but it can help reduce your energy bills by improving the efficiency of your radiators.

Do not cover radiators. Whether you are drying clothes or placing furniture in front of your radiators, all these factors block the air flow, making your boiler work faster and costing you more money.

If you close your curtains and place them behind the radiator, you can keep the heating in the room instead of escaping through windows and walls.

Also make sure that you clean your radiators regularly, as dust accumulation can prevent the heat from escaping.


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