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Earthbound_Alien
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24 Nov 2021, 8:24 pm

but trying to keep my heating off due to cost



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24 Nov 2021, 8:34 pm

So sorry to hear. Do you use a heat pack or hot water bottle etc? There are so many people in the UK in the same position. I hope you can layer up as best you can, and get through the Winter ahead, as best you can.



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24 Nov 2021, 8:37 pm

I’m sorry you have to not have heat. Isn’t there some sort of subsidy for heat for people who have financial difficulties?



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25 Nov 2021, 4:56 am

There are various super cheap insulation patents from the former Soviet Bloc.
First question: apartment block, terraced house or free-standing house?
Second: are there movements of cool air detectable near the windows and/or doors?


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25 Nov 2021, 5:00 am

Winter will do that.


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25 Nov 2021, 7:52 am

It might help to insulate your windows. Even heavy curtains might help.



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26 Nov 2021, 12:52 am

I'm having to do the same. My floor feels like the inside of a freezer.

In case you're in need of some tips to keep warm I would say make sure you're eating enough and keeping your feet protected when moving around. Wear something that covers most of your body. I've been wrapping myself in my duvet when sitting down. That seems to work for me. I hope you find what works for you.



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26 Nov 2021, 3:23 am

Make sure you get the warm home discount of £140 if you are eligible:

https://www.gov.uk/the-warm-home-discount-scheme