When you are looking for sustainable ways to stay warm during cold winters you have to find solutions that you can afford on a daily basis and that isn’t too labor intensive or uncomfortable so you won’t end up using these solutions or methods anyway. Finding sustainable heating solutions can be tough because it is so hard to stay warm when the winter chill sets in without using too much electricity on electrical heating appliances. The best ways to keep warm during winter affordably and easily is by doing home improvements that will naturally heat up your home because these types of upgrades are often permanent and doesn’t cost you that much on a daily basis.
Get goose down comforters
Goose down comforters are the ultimate luxury bedding that you can get for your home but these comforters have much more benefit than just luxury. They are actually the best sustainable home improvements you can make because goose down feather naturally stabilizes your body temperature. If it is cold, the goose down comforter will capture your body temperature and heat you up nice and snug without using any electricity. When it is warm, the goose down comforter doesn’t heat up quite as much and you can still use the same comforter. Goose down comforters is also lightweight and breathable which greatly improves sleep.
Insulate your home windows
Insulated windows are filled with pressured gas that keeps the cold from entering your home. It might be a bit expensive to invest in insulated windows but in the end you will enjoy many benefits such as a quitter home in general and naturally warmer home.
Seal off drafts
Look for any drafts in your home and seal these areas off. The most common home drafts are usually underneath home doors, between louvered windows and at windows that don’t seal shut. You should also keep your homes windows and doors closed during winter times.
Look for fleece pajamas
Thin fleece blankets are often much warmer than those tick chunky blankets. Look for fleece pajamas because these pajamas will keep you much warmer during the night and they are incredibly soft and snuggly which also improves your quality of sleep.
Consider a fireplace or wood stove
Fireplaces have gone out of fashion but are still one of the best ways to keep your house nice and snug especially if you can find a gas operated fireplace since these won’t consume much wood and won’t produce as much smoke. A wood stove is also a great alternative although they are quite tricky to keep clean. Wood stoves can be used for cooking, water heating and for general home heating at the very same time and the wood or coal consumption basically adds up to much less electricity than you would have consumed by running a lot of heaters, stoves, kettles and other appliances.
Keep blankets everywhere in the house so everyone can snug up nice and warm no matter where they are.