I’m a budgeting expert and my 10p hack stops heat escaping out your window so you house stays loads warmer | The Sun
12th December 2022

WITH temperatures dropping below freezing in some parts of the country we’re all looking for ways to keep our homes warm.

Alongside this we’re all trying to be mindful of our energy usage.

Once you’ve heated your home it is really important all the heat stays in where you need it.

But one of the easiest ways to lose heat in your home is through your windows.

A Tiktok user online has shared the trick they use to prevent heat loss through their windows.

Costoflivingcrisistips shares tips and advice for saving money and keeping energy bills low.

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The account user shared a recent video saying there’s an affordable item they buy to stop heat leaving their windows.

They said: “Your windows are one of the main sources of heat loss in winter.”

They said: “Taping bubble wrap onto your windows will stop heat loss up to 50% on single-glazed windows.”

They continued: “And stop 20-25% heat loss on double glazed windows.”

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You can get a large roll of bubble wrap for less than £4 from most supermarkets.

You’ll probably only need one roll to cover all the windows in your house.

The video now has over 57,000 views.

Viewers were very impressed with the tip.

Many viewers flocked to share more advice in the comments.

One user suggested you could ‘double bubble’.

They said: “Even better to use two or three layers of bubble wrap.”

Another commenter said: “Is it better than cling film? I've got cling film on the bathroom window but it's still freezing?”

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Other commenters suggested this tip could work for the problem windows in your house.

One commenter said: “I have a French door in the kitchen and it's always so damn cold in there defo [definitely] trying this! thank you.”


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