How to stay warm in your Surrey home this winter!

According to a survey, a third of working families are finding it difficult to pay their energy bills and half are planning to reduce their use to cut costs. The survey follows Business Secretary Greg Clark saying he will be calling Energy UK to a meeting to discuss reports that suggest suppliers are overcharging.

With the cold snap upon us, we thought we would share some tips to help you keep warm in your Surrey home and hopefully lower your energy bills too!

Firstly, you should make sure you are always getting the best deal possible for your gas and electric. Check to see if you can save money by switching to a better deal, you may find you will make an instant saving just by switching to a new deal or supplier.

Make sure you draught proof your home, check for any draughts coming from your doors or windows, check that the loft and walls are insulated correctly.

Use energy efficient appliances and light bulbs, make sure you switch lights and appliances off when they are not in use.

It sounds silly but only have the heating on when you are at home, make sure you switch it off when you head out for the day and turn off any radiators in rooms that are not in use

Keeping yourself warm is very important too, rather than switching the heating on straight away there are things you can do to stay warm! But before you reach for the heating switch, try adding a few thin layers of clothing to warm yourself up, add a jumper for good measure and you might not need to turn the heating on at all.

Finally, get comfy on the sofa with a hot water bottle and a nice warm drink… It sounds like a pretty cosy night in to us!