Things like aluminum foil and bubble wrap are used for a variety of purposes, but certainly not for keeping heat inside the house. Well, your view on them will change once you read about how they can heat-proof your house. And it’s not just them that can trap heat, but also a few other methods that don’t require you to spend an entire paycheck.
whatyexpect has 8 useful and not fully conventional tips that can maintain the warmth in your house.
1. Cover the floor with carpets.
Carpets are as good as fiberglass when it comes to thermal insulation and ten times better than the floor itself. They can reduce energy costs and therefore greenhouse gas emissions since they trap the heat inside. It is best if a room can be carpeted from wall to wall so that the loss is as little as possible. Not only that, but fuzzy rugs make you and your feet feel warmer which will keep you from increasing your thermostat.
We think you’ll find #8 especially interesting.
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