The game-changing 1p heat hack everyone needs to know this winter

The game-changing 1p heat hack everyone needs to know this winter

Rachel Avery

The cost of living crisis has made us think of alternative ways to heat our homes without switching on the central heating right away, and according to Silent Nightits recent research which is the thought process of 71 percent of us!

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Sally Bonser, Silentnight spokesperson has a brilliant heat hack that will only cost you 1p! If you already own an electric blanket, you’re in luck, as you can heat your bed before you climb in for as little as a penny.

Make your bed cozy and warm with a heated blanket

According to the same survey, 32 percent of people believe that heated blankets are too expensive to use, which is why they haven’t invested, but as this number crunching shows, they are very cost effective and cheaper than heating.

“Using an electric blanket only costs 1p to heat the whole bed,” Sally explains, going on to say: “Many people also mistakenly believe that electric blankets can be unsafe, but Silentnight’s electric blankets are BEAB approved and have a sleep safe. warranty. They’re also machine washable because of their removable controls.”

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Many people avoid turning on the heat

Consumer expert and This Morning regular Alice Beer teamed up with Silentnight to share her advice. ” To stay warm and healthy when the cold weather hits, people should focus on warming themselves instead of their homes. One of my favorite tips in the guide is to warm yourself and your immediate surroundings instead of the whole the house, because that way you don’t have to turn up the heating. Things like electric blankets or heated garments are perfect for this, as they only cost a penny to run and keep you nice and toasty.”

Shop for an electric blanket or heat throw to keep you warm this winter:

Heated throw, £54.99, Robert Dyas


Silentnight double electric blanket, £50, Argos


Alice’s other top tips include changing your duvet to a heavy one together to stay snug and layering your clothes, especially those who work from home!

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