As winter approaches, many people start to think about putting the heating on and of course as the evenings draw in using the lights more. The cost of this can cause bills to increase, and thinking about ways to make your home more energy efficient is a good idea if you want to reduce your bills going forward.
Another benefit to making your home more energy efficient is the fact that it is more appealing to buyers who will look at the EPC rating of the property.
These are some of the things that you can do to improve the insulation and energy efficiency in your home…
Loft Insulation – The roof of your home is where the vast majority of the heat will be lost from, so this is the place to start with insulation. Older homes are more likely to have poor insulation in the roof, so this is something to check out before you do anything else.
Wall Insulation – You should also insulate the walls of your home to help keep the heat in. One of the ways that you can do this is to have insulated render systems done on the property which will make it less easy for heat to escape from your walls.
Windows and Doors – If your windows and doors are old and have seen better days, the chances are that they are not providing you with good insulation either. Getting new doors and windows installed can make a huge difference.