Mistakes to avoid with heating

Mistakes to avoid with heating

Don't choose your heat source at random

Fuel oil heating: long used for domestic heating, fuel oil is gradually losing ground in interiors, notably with the rise in oil prices, but also the constraints that the maintenance of a tank requires. However, in the case of housing not supplied by town gas, heating with oil can be a solution. It will bring a pleasant and constant warmth to your interior. Natural gas heating: it brings a soft and homogeneous heat to your interior and is still an affordable source of energy. However, you will need to invest in a boiler whose prices vary according to your needs from 2,000 to 5,000 euros. Electric heating: it offers good temperature regulation and does not require too much basic investment. Programming systems allow you today to avoid overconsumption of electricity. However, electric heating represents a fairly high cost in use.

Do not overheat

To guarantee constant heat, opt for appliances fitted with thermostats and programmers. The thermostats will allow you to control the indoor temperature and will regulate automatically taking into account the natural energy inputs from outside like the sun. Programmers allow you to adapt the heat of your accommodation room by room, according to your lifestyle and your needs. They will automatically lower the temperature if you wish during your absence or during the night and will start an hour before you return from the office or half an hour before you wake up. A proven technology, since it allows significant energy savings and avoids waste. Note that 1 ° C lower temperature allows you to achieve an energy saving of 7% on average!

Do not install your radiators anywhere

To ensure optimal use of your heating, place it if possible under or near a window. This will heat the cold air which filters through the joints. Be sure to use the right materials to fix your radiators to the walls.

Don't neglect security

To prevent your children from getting burned or injured, have protective barriers in front of your heating devices. In humid rooms such as the kitchen or the bathroom, position your heating systems if possible.