Posts Tagged ‘Keeping warm in winter’

9 Tips To Save On Heating Costs This Winter

1. Glaze your windows
According to research commissioned by the Australian Government, 40% of the heat within your home escapes through your windows during winter. Glazed windows act as a form of insulation and can have a profound effect on room and home temperature. In fact, 87% of a room’s heat can be retained with double glazed windows. If it’s not possible to install double glazed windows adding some quality curtains … Read the full post »

How to insulate your home to stay warm in winter

as seen on realestate.com.au – renovating.

Like a big fat blanket, a well-insulated home can keep you toasty in winter, but also cool in summer.

Australia can often present a harsh climate, so it’s imperative to get your home’s insulation right. Without it, we’d be a shrivelled mess in January and a Zooper Dooper by July.

In most houses in Australia, if you pop your head into your roof space, you’ll … Read the full post »