I’m an interiors expert – here’s five ways to instantly make your home feel warmer, & no you don’t need the heating on | The Sun

UNLESS you're lucky enough to have jetted off for some winter sun, you'll have no doubt noticed that it's got seriously chilly.

And while whacking the heating on will instantly solve the issue, you could be facing a steep bill for prolonged use.

However, there are plenty of ways you can instantly warm up at home without reaching for the thermostat.

To help people in the coming weeks and months Owen Whitlock, the resident Interiors Expert at Beanbags.co.uk has shared five tips to keep warm at home costing less than £10 each.

1. Ditch the gym for home workouts and save £40 per month on average

For anyone who spends a lot of time at home, such as remote workers, try doing a home workout.

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This should significantly boost your blood circulation, and keep your hands and feet warm which will help to regulate your body temperature.

This could also cut costs on a gym membership if you have one which is on average £40 per month in the UK according to research.

2. Make sure your radiators are visible

If you have any furniture such as a sofa or bed near a radiator, move it immediately.

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Instead, rearrange your furniture so all radiators are completely visible therefore the heat can effectively spread around the room.

3. Add an extra layer of insulation to your windows for £4.99

You can use transparent and airtight materials to give your windows an extra layer of insulation in the winter.

Home window insulation kits can be bought for as little as £4.99 which will help block out cold drafts.

4. Buy draught excluders for £7.99 instead of paying for a full repair

Check all of your windows and doors for draughts which could be allowing heat to escape making your home colder and wasting the money spent on heating.

Luckily there is an easy fix for this, you can buy draught excluders for windows and doors for as little as £7.99 rather than paying for a full repair immediately.

5. Don’t just swap your duvet cover swap to a fleece fitted sheet too for £9.95

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Many people make the mistake when swapping to winter bedding of not swapping their actual bed sheets too for a warmer option.

Teddy bear fleece fitted sheets can be bought from £9.95 and are a much warmer option than other fabrics.

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