D.I.Y. ideas to warm up your winter

Sometimes, winter can be a bit of a struggle. While blankets and fireplaces are great, there’s lots of other ways to keep yourself warm. Here are some D.I.Y. projects you can do at home to help you get through the winter.

Make winter accessories for your home

Start by creating some simple accessories for your home that will make winter that much easier. As you’ll be using your outerwear all the time, you might also want to craft a wall mounted coat rack or a standing wooden coat rack to help with storage.

Create an airtight home

The next thing you should do is create an airtight home. It’s important to eliminate any gaps in the ceiling, doors, walls and windows so that cold air can’t get in (and warm air can’t get out). Controlling the airflow will also reduce your electricity consumption and save you money.
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Install your own insulation

It’s no secret, insulation is one of the most effective ways to keep warm and reduce your heating (and cooling) costs. Depending on how cold your home is, you can insulate your wallsinsulate your ceiling and you can even insulate your floorsThe best part is that if a good quality product is used, insulation can last for years to come.
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Maximise your natural light

As well as adding to the ambience, letting natural light flood your home is a great way to keep your home as warm as possible. We've got some great tips on how to make the most of natural light. One way is to install a couple of skylights.

 

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Warm up your bathroom

In winter, the bathroom can be one of the coldest and wettest parts of your home. Knowing how to warm up your bathroom will make stepping out of the shower a little easier and your daily routine more enjoyable.
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