Seven Easy Ways to Keep the Heat In

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Follow these simple tips to keep warm and safe this winter.

1. Wrap up warm

Dress in layers and wear a hat, gloves, and scarf. Clothes made from wool, cotton, or fleecy fabrics are warmest. Wear warm socks and slippers to feel cozy while indoors.

2. Keep the cold out

Close doors and use a keyhole cover to block draughts. Use thermal linings for curtains to keep the heat in.

3. Alcohol is not a good idea to keep warm

Avoid drinking alcohol before going, or when, outside. It makes you feel warm because blood vessels in the skin expand, but this draws heat away from your vital organs.

 

 

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4. Check your heating

To make sure everything works well, have your heating system serviced regularly. French Electrical installs and services a whole range of heating systems in Auckland. Find out more.

5. Maintain the temperature

Keep your main living room at 18–21°C and the rest of your house at 16°C at least. If you can’t heat all the rooms you use, heat the living room during the day and the bedroom just before you go to sleep. In bed, use either a hot water bottle or an electric blanket which French Electrical can test and tag for you to make sure it is safe to use. 

6. Have warming food and drinks

Have regular hot drinks and food such as porridge, soups, and stews.

7. Stay active

Keep as active as possible to boost your circulation. Move around at least once an hour and avoid sitting still for long periods. Even light exercise will help keep you warm.

 

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