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Woman shares simple hack to heat up your room without turning the heating on

Lucy Devine

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Woman shares simple hack to heat up your room without turning the heating on

Featured Image Credit: @the.cosyclub/TikTok

With energy bills and the cost of living soaring this winter, many of us are looking for ways to cut costs and save money where we can.

When it comes to energy bills, simple tricks and tips to minimise how much energy we're using can make a big difference to the bills.

Now, one woman on TikTok has revealed an easy trick to heat your rooms without turning the heating on.

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In the clip, TikToker @the.cosyclub explains how to stop draughts from windows from lowering the temperature of your home.

"Stop draughts from ruining your winter! Energy prices are crazy, but we will keep you cosy," they wrote.

In the clip, they explain: "Watch this if your room is always cold. So much heat escapes through draughts in the windows."

To conquer the problem, the TikToker explained a brilliant way to stop the cold air from travelling through the cracks is to use draught blockers.

The adhesive sticker on the back of the draught blocker sticks to the window and prevents any draught from filtering in.

"They are cheap and easy to buy," The TikToker continues.

You can buy the draught blocker in a few different colours so it's super easy to match them to your style of windows, too.

Do you feel the cold through your windows? Credit: TikTok/@the.cosyclub
Do you feel the cold through your windows? Credit: TikTok/@the.cosyclub

And other TikTokers were impressed with the idea, with some having used them themselves.

Meanwhile others opted for other solutions, such as duct tape, and some came up with their own suggestions for conquering a cold room.

One person wrote: "There's another way open the window on the side panel turn the circle to the right then lock the window. This will keep out the draft."

While another said: "Alternatively duct tape does not look pretty but does keep the heat in."

And a third added: "Get an alan key give the hinges a tighten then half turn clock wise on the closure bolts on the check of the window."

Other TikTokers were impressed with the idea, with some having used them themselves. Credit: TikTok/@the.cosyclub
Other TikTokers were impressed with the idea, with some having used them themselves. Credit: TikTok/@the.cosyclub

In other money saving tips, one woman who lives in a very cold part of the world revealed a trick to help keep the heat in and bills down.

TikToker @shay_creates explained that living in Minnesota means it gets very cold over the winter, and she's developed a useful tip for keeping the heat in during the chilly months.

The average temperature in Minnesota during the winter months of December, January and February are below freezing, with the US state being bombarded by snow, sleet and freezing rain during the colder months.

Shay explained that her family used a kit with a plastic sheet they could tape over their windows to keep things a little bit warmer during these tough months.

You can read more about the idea here.

Topics: Life

Lucy Devine
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