How To Keep Your House Warm Without Turning The Heating On

Photographed by Erika Long.
With December just around the corner, you're likely starting to hunker down for winter. And in the age of hybrid working – and with energy prices continuing to rise – thoughts inevitably turn to the added expense of keeping your 'home office' heated throughout the next few months.
Thankfully, there are some money-saving hacks that can ease the financial pressure, starting with checking the energy efficiency of your home to make sure that it meets the minimum legal requirements (landlords are responsible for ensuring that a property is rated E or above). Also check whether you can apply for WFH tax relief, which allows you to claim money back through your employer to put towards your heating bills.
If you’ve done all this and are still looking for ways to save, there are plenty of things you can do to warm up your home without turning the central heating on. One of the simplest solutions is to add inexpensive products that work to insulate a room. It might not be the sexiest of purchases but a gadget that can instantly heat up space is one of the best investments you can make as the colder weather creeps in.
To take a look at our roundup of top buys for working from home in winter, click through the slideshow ahead...
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